Tuesday, 19 June, 2018

After Lenin and Periyar, vandals target statues of Mahatma Gandhi and Ambedkar

Statue vandalism Row A statue of Mahatma Gandhi damaged in Thaliparamba After Lenin, Periyar, Ambedkar, Mookerjee, now Gandhi's statue vandalized in Kerela
Ray Hunter | 10 March, 2018, 01:55

In Kerala, the spectacle carving on Mahatma Gandhi's bust on the premises of the taluk office was damaged and the statue's garland was thrown on the ground in Kannur district's Taliparamba town by a mentally-challenged man who was arrested. The police have arrested one man in connection with the incident. The police launched a search. "Based on the information we have, he has been undergoing medical treatment and had left his home", a police officer in Taliparamba told DH. Meanwhile, some unknown people threw paint on the Ambedkar's statue located in Chennai. According to reports, Chennai police took cognizance of the matter and rushed to the spot at around 9 am.

Kochi/Chennai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's strong condemnation over incidents of vandalism of statues in various parts of the country seems to have no deterring effect on miscreants.

Reacting to vandalism with SP Mookerjee's statue, Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee condemned the act and assured that the statue would be restored. The police are now on the lookout for the miscreants.

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A bust of Dravidian movement founder EV Ramasamy Periyar was also desecrated in Tamil Nadu's Vellore, triggering widespread protests across the state.

Amid an ongoing spate of incidents targeting statues and busts of known figures across the country, Ambedkar's statue was also vandalised but later replaced in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

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