GhazipurOne hour ago
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Some miscreants damaged one hand of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar’s statue in Bahadura village of Nandganj police station area in Ghazipur. As soon as the incident came to know, the villagers got agitated and sat on a dharna demanding the arrest of the culprits and other demands. As soon as the information was received, the police reached the spot and started trying to pacify the people.
As soon as the information was received, Nandganj police station chief Mahendra Singh reached the spot informing the higher officials. Talked to the people sitting on the dharna to get the statue repaired, but the people sitting on the dharna did not listen. Angry people remained adamant on the demand of installing a new statue. After this, Saidpur SDM Dr. Pushpendra Patel and Bhudkuda CO Ravindra Kumar Verma, who reached the spot, talked to the villagers and assured to install a new statue and install steel railing on the platform.
People sitting on dharna demanding action on the damage to the statue.
Only then the anger of the villagers calmed down and the protest ended. A large number of forces were present on the spot to maintain law and order. Police Station President Mahendra Singh told that a new statue of Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar is being called for installation. The culprits are being identified. You will get success very soon. There is peace in the village.