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Illegal Shivaji statue removed in Goa

ANI  |  Valpoi (Goa) [India] 

has removed a statue of as it was installed on the Council's property without its permission.

Speaking to ANI, of Shiv Sena, Goa, Jitesh Kamat, said that they have demanded re-installation of the statue at a traffic junction in Valpoi, which was removed by the municipal officials on last Thursday.

"In municipal area in Hathwada chowk, there was a statue of Shivaji, which municipality had removed in full police force. We condemn this. They should have discussed with everyone. Shiv Premis were willing to talk and after that, an action could have been taken," Kamat said.

This comes amid the bust of the right-wing ideologue was vandalised on Wednesday morning, following the razing of Communist icon in south on Tuesday and vandalism of E.V. Ramasamy 'Periyar' statue in Vellore city of today.

has expressed strong resentment over these incidents and the Ministry of Home Affairs has subsequently sent out an advisory to state governments asking them to take stringent action to prevent recurrence of such untoward incidents.

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First Published: Wed, March 07 2018. 16:45 IST