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Tension over Ambedkar statue in Punjab town

IANS  |  Chandigarh 

Tension prevailed in town of Punjab's district on Saturday following a late night clash between two groups over the installation of a B.R.

The trouble arose on the eve of Ambedkar Jayanti when one group tried to put up the statue at the Balmiki Chowk crossing which was opposed by the other group.

was beaten up allegedly by Dalits in Phagwara, around 130 km from here, late on Friday, informed sources in the police said.

Senior police personnel along with additional forces have been deployed in the industrial town following the clash.



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First Published: Sat, April 14 2018. 12:04 IST