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Ambedkar statue damaged

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Kanpur : A statue of B R Ambedkar was today damaged allegedly by some drunk men sparking protests in a village here.

A statue of Ambedkar was damaged this morning by some unidentified men in Fatehpur Roshni village following which a case was registered, Deputy SP, Kanpur Dehat, Sanjeev Sinha said.

A decision to construct a new statue was taken in a meeting of villagers which was held after the incident, Sinha said.

Angry villagers gathered in Fatehpur after the incident, he said, adding that a new statue would be set up by the evening and investigations are underway to nab the culprits.

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