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Dalits protest after Ambedkar's statue found broken

PTI | Last Modified - Sep 12, 2011, 06:19 PM IST

Members of Dalit community blocked traffic at the national highway in Agra.
  • Dalits protest after Ambedkar's statue found broken
    Dalits protest after Ambedkar's statue found broken

    Agra: Angry over a broken statue of B R Ambedkar, members of Dalit community on Monday blocked traffic at the national highway in Agra and pelted stones on police.

    A senior police officer said, "There was tension among the Dalit community when the statue of Ambedkar at Balkeshwar in New Agra area was found broken this morning. A huge crowd gathered and blocked the Water works crossing at national highway 2 here."

    According to him, when police reached the spot to maintain calm, the angry crowd pelted stones on them.

    A case has been registered against the agitators.

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