Vandalised Ambedkar statue replaced in UP

Kumar said police cover was in place for a precautionary measure and the situation was defused by replacing the old statue with a new one.

By Author  |  Published: 10th Oct 2019  10:19 am

Muzaffarnagar: A statue of Dr B R Ambedkar was replaced with a new one after it was damaged by some miscreants, police said on Thursday.

According to Sub-Divisional Magistrate Ajay Kumar, tension had prevailed in the village when Ambedkar’s statue was found vandalised, leading to protests by locals.

Kumar said police cover was in place for a precautionary measure and the situation was defused by replacing the old statue with a new one.