Dalits protest after Ambedkar's statue found broken
Source: PTI | Last Updated 18:19(12/09/11)
Agra: Angry over a broken statue of B R Ambedkar, members of Dalit
community on Monday blocked traffic at the national highway in Agra
and pelted stones on police.
A senior police officer said, "There was tension among the Dalit
community when the statue of Ambedkar at Balkeshwar in New Agra area
was found broken this morning. A huge crowd gathered and blocked the
Water works crossing at national highway 2 here."
According to him, when police reached the spot to maintain calm, the
angry crowd pelted stones on them.
A case has been registered against the agitators.
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