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Tension in Haryana Village After Ambedkar Statue Vandalised by Miscreants

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Demanding immediate arrest of those responsible, agitated villagers raised slogans against the district administration. A case was registered against unidentified persons under relevant sections of the IPC.

Ambala: Tension prevailed in Haryana's Kalpi village, around 15 km from Ambala Cantonment, after some unidentified miscreants vandalised the statue of B R Ambedkar on Saturday, a police official said.

Demanding immediate arrest of those responsible, agitated villagers raised slogans against the district administration.

Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Barara, Girish Kumar and police officials assured the villagers that stern action would be taken against the miscreants.

A case was registered against unidentified persons under relevant sections of the IPC, the official said.

Meanwhile, police force has been deployed in the village as a precautionary measure, he said.