Lucknow, March 7: After Lenin and Periyar, a statue of B R Ambedkar was razed in Meerut district’s Mawana Khurd by unidentified people on Wednesday.
Dr BR Ambedkar's statue vandalised by unidentified people in Meerut's Mawana late last night; Dalit community held protest & blocked traffic in the morning, ended the protest after assurance from the administration of installation of new statue pic.twitter.com/DAAcq6g5Wf
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The incident took place in Khurd village early in the morning and was noticed by villagers and others. Senior district officials rushed to the spot and security forces were deployed in large numbers.