The police said that the 3-feet-tall statue is built on a disputed land which could be the reason that a few villagers allegedly vandalised the idol.
Following the incident, members of the Dalit community here blocked the Meerut-Mawana road even as the administrative officials sought to calm down the protesters and assured them that the vandalised statue would be replaced with a new one.
The war of ideological icons peaked on Wednesday, with reports of statues being defiled filtered in from various parts of the country. The incident sparked sharp criticism from the saffron outfit.
According to India Today, a statue of Ambedkar was damaged by unidentified miscreants in Meerut.
BJP leader H Raja posted on Facebook, which was later deleted, he wrote "Who is Lenin and what is the connection between Lenin and India?" The case was reported after a series of such incidents in Tripura, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh.
The vandalism of Lenin's statue in Tripura came under fire from West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday. Political parties including DMK, MDMK and the Left lashed out at Raja, a BJP national secretary, with DMK working president M.K. Stalin leading the charge seeking his detention under the "Goondas Act". "An additional police force has been deployed in the area to avoid any confrontation", Srivastava said.
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In two days five statutes of prominent leaders in country has been vandalised and now India's lawmaker Dr BR Ambedkar statue has been brought down in Meerut city, Uattar Pradesh.
"Fencing will be done around the statue to stop recurrence of such incidents", he added.
Brown , finishing a dunk, fell awkwardly as he lost his grip on the rim after being fouled, the Star Tribune reported. That was a positive sign, as was the tweet he sent after the game. "Just glad we got it out of the way pretty early".
Anthony Davis is absolutely blowing up right now as the New Orleans Pelicans make their way up the Western Conference standings. The Clippers took their first lead of the game at 49-48 on Harris' layup off an alley-oop pass from Williams in the second.
Hundreds of protestors had gathered on a road leading into the campus when they were met by several dozens supporters of Spencer. Media representatives for the university could not immediately be reached for comment. "We chased them away".
After watching the steaming turd that was the boy's night, I then turned over to the three hour finale of The Bachelor . I'm one of the few people who watches Married at First Sight and The Bachelor for something other than the drama.
The platform pushes an SMS alert to passengers about the scheduled ride and the business provider typically covers the cost. The move marks a continuing evolution of a service delivery model Lyft previously piloted with Blue Cross Blue Shield.
The order for a delay by the government panel is unusual, since CFIUS doesn't usually investigate before a merger is agreed. Stockholders can also change their votes up until and including in the meeting, which has yet to be rescheduled.
While he brought in tremendous profits and oversaw unprecedented financial innovations, there was also a dark side. Leslie Shribman, Goldman's vice president of media relations, declined to comment on the matter.
A new staff bonus reward program implemented by United Airlines was quickly canned after employees sharply criticized it. On Monday, United is "pressing the pause button" as it considers employee feedback, Kirby said.
Smith was detained for public intoxication previous year after a vehicle crash with an unmarked police auto . Smith has been on the suspended list since November 2015 for violating the NFL's policy on substance abuse.
The 1 min 17 seconds long teaser of Kaala is a power-packed one and it gives a flawless look into Superstar's next big venture. His charisma is incomparable to any other artiste and Pa Ranjith, the director of Kaala , has made optimal use of this factor.
Bryant's Instagram account shows him holding trophies from several big awards shows while posing as a victor . "I got this. Frances McDormand poses in the press room at the Oscars on Sunday, March 4, 2018, at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles .
The NPP, which won 19 assembly seats in the just ended polls, is the second largest party after the Congress which won 21 seats. After the swearing-in ceremony, Sangma told reporters that his government is clear about its agenda which is good governance.
Firmly on the bubble, Alabama will likely need one or two more wins to make it into the field of 68 on Selection Sunday . The Auburn Tigers are shooting 37.1 percent from beyond the arc and 78.9 percent from the free throw line.
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Subsequently, she was convicted of a tax violation for the one-cent difference in where she sat and where she was supposed to sit. Wanda Robson , the sister of Viola Desmond , smiles as the new $10 featuring her sister Viola Desmond is unveiled.
Yes, he was expected to run fast, but hype creates pressure on top prospects to perform up to expectations. Lauletta showed off his athleticism and threw well during the workout portion of the Combine.
Ancient agrarian civilizations used a form of daylight saving time , adjusting their timekeeping depending on the sun's activity. State legislators appear ready to abandon standard time during the winter months in favor of year-round daylight saving time .
The Bears are projected to have $49.6 million in cap space next season if Fuller signs the transition tag, per Over the Cap . Fuller showed promise in his first year back after having arthroscopic surgery on one of his knees in early August of 2016.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions is traveling to Sacramento to make a "major" announcement Wednesday about sanctuary cities . The action prompted quick and harsh protests from local officials, including the president of the U.S.
Thompson sprained his ankle in that game in which he also scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds in 28 minutes of action. Detroit scored the next six points, but its frustration mounted as Drummond and Griffin were both whistled for technicals.
That JPMorgan Chase & Co.is seemingly among the first banks Amazon has approached about the project is most likely no coincidence. Collaboration, not disruption: Amazon does not appear to want to compete against the banking industry's titans.
Oil-rich Venezuela is mired in the world's worst economic collapse today, and Maduro's approval rating sits at about 30 percent. The sanctions are reportedly still under discussion, and could be implemented both before and after the election .
He was one stroke in front of England's Chris Paisley and American Xander Schauffele, the US PGA Tour's 2017 Rookie of the year. The highlight was a near-ace at the 17th, his eighth hole of the day - where his tee shot spun within inches of the cup.