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Ambedkar statue vandalised in Uttarakhand

IANS  |  Haridwar 

A statue of icon B.R. Ambedkar was on Friday found vandalised by miscreants in a village in district of Uttarakhand, sparking tension, police said.

A said the miscreants damaged the statue in Kanhawaali village while it was dark. and visited the spot to pacify protesters, mostly Dalits.

Authorities said the was damaged in the past too, adding that a dispute was on between two villagers over the land on which it had been installed.

Police said the vandalism could be a result of this dispute. "We are trying to trace the miscreants," the said.

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First Published: Fri, March 09 2018. 14:32 IST
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