Wednesday, March 7, 2012

[ZESTCaste] Ambedkar statue desecrated in city

Ambedkar statue desecrated in city

News Service
Last Updated : 06 Mar 2012 10:17:49 AM IST

HYDERABAD: Yet another Ambedkar statue was targeted by miscreants at
Jeedimetla leading to mild tension in the locality on Monday. This is
the second incident of a statue of Ambedkar being damaged by
miscreants since the spree of attacks on his statues across the state.

The latest incident took place in Ambedkar Nagar under Jeedimetla
police station limits. Locals noticed the hands and some parts of the
statue damaged on Monday morning and informed police. Local leaders
staged a protest demanding action against miscreants who damaged the

They forced the closure of shops in Srinivasnagar area protesting the
incident. Senior police and revenue officials visited the locality and
assured action against attackers.

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