BR Ambedkar statue damaged by 'anti-social elements' in Uttar Pradesh's Ballia; second such incident in a month
Anti-social elements damaged the statue this morning, Superintendent of Police SP Ganguly said. The face and a finger of the statue were reportedly damaged.
Ballia: A statue of Bhimrao Ambedkar was damaged in Rampur Asli village in Ballia on Thursday, a police official said, the second such incident in about a month in the district.
Anti-social elements damaged the statue this morning, Superintendent of Police SP Ganguly said. The face and a finger of the statue were reportedly damaged. The statue is being restored, Ganguly said. A team of villagers, led by the gram pradhan, has been set up to ensure the security of the statue, the SP said.
On 14 June, a statue of the Dalit icon was damaged in Kothiya village of the district.
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