BR Ambedkar’s Statues Damaged In Uttar Pradesh’s Meerut, Probe On



2 BR Ambedkar Statues Found Damaged In UP's Meerut, Probe On

Ambedkar statues damaged in UP: The incident has angered Dalit community, police said. (Representational)


Two statues of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar were found damaged in Hastinapur area on Wednesday, police said.

The incident has angered the people of the Dalit community in the area, they said.

Station House Officer (SHO) of Hastinapur Police station Kunwarpal Singh said, “The statues were kept outside the shop of a sculptor in the area. Prima facie it appears that they were damaged accidently.” Meanwhile, representatives of police and local administration met the angry locals and pacified them.

The officials also assured the locals of investigating the matter, Mr Singh said.

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