Statue Vandalism Row: Periyar statue gets vandalized in Tamil Nadu
Statue Vandalism Row: Periyar statue gets vandalized in Tamil Nadu


Tamil Nadu: In the row of Statue vandalism, Periyar statue vandalized by unidentified persons in Pudukkottai, case registered and investigation on as ANI reported.

Incidents of attack on statues of the Communist idol are still underway, few days before a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was damaged by unknown persons in Thaliparamba area of Kannur. The spectacle of the statue was also damaged.

Last week In West Bengal Black ink has thrown at a statue of Jawaharlal Nehru in Katwa's Telephone Maidan, at night. Police have reached the spot on receiving information & the statue was cleaned later.

In another case Bharatiya Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee's bust was vandalized in Kolkata's Kalighat, at Keoratola Mohasoshan, Kolkata after that PM Narendra Modi also spoke to HM in this regard & has expressed his “strong disapproval” of such incidents.

In Tamil Nadu, Unidentified miscreants poured paint on the idol of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in Tiruvottiyur, Chennai. Following this Tripura, Tamil Nadu has staged protests and after that Security has been deployed in these states amid protests.

 This row has sparked when Communist icon Vladimir Lenin’s statue brought down at Belonia town, headquarters of South Tripura district just a few days after the BJP’s victory in Tripura elections where a 25-year-long communist government was ousted.

This nearly 11-ft tall fibreglass statue, which stood on a pedestal at College Square, was brought down on the first week of March with the help of a bulldozer.


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