Another Ambedkar Statue Vandalised In UP


Lucknow: A statue of B R Ambedkar was vandalised in Thedwari village in the Nagra area of Ballia district on Saturday, police said.

The right hand, leg and head of the statue was found damaged this morning, Nagra police station in-charge Ram Dinesh Tewari said.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Avdhesh Chaudhary reached the spot and pacified the people who were agitated over the incident, police said.

Additional force has been deployed in the area to maintain law and order, they said, adding a case has been registered against unknown persons.