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BR Ambedkar statue vandalised in UP's Bhupkhedi village lead to protest | India News

BR Ambedkar statue vandalised in UP’s Bhupkhedi village result in protest | Information

Muzaffarnagar: A statue of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar was broken by some unidentified folks right here in Bhupkhedi village triggering protests by folks, police mentioned on Monday. The incident occurred on Sunday within the village that comes below the Ratanpuri Police Station space, they mentioned.

Circle officer (Budhana) Vinay Gautam mentioned on Monday that the broken statue might be changed with a brand new one, and CCTV cameras might be put in to maintain a watch on the anti-social parts who might attempt to injury it once more.

He additionally mentioned {that a} case has been registered in opposition to unidentified individuals, and a hunt is on to nab them.

In the meantime, indignant folks staged a protest and demanded motion in opposition to the responsible. They have been placated by officers with the reassurance of a alternative statue.

Safety has been tightened and further police pressure has been deployed as a precautionary measure within the space.