"It is disgraceful and extremely disappointing to see this level of disrespect. Whoever is responsible for this has shown great disrespect to the Australian Indian community and should be ashamed," the Prime Minister was quoted as saying.
The first act of vandalism took place when two men struck it with wooden rods, due to which one arm of the statue broke while other parts were damaged.
Talcher: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was defaced by some miscreants at Amlapada Medical chhak in the district on Sunday. Members of a social service organisation reportedly found the statue defaced with colour smeared over it yesterday night following which have they reportedly lodged a complaint at Talcher Police Station. It is alleged that due […]
Amreli: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi on the banks of Hari Krishna Lake in Gujarat’s Amreli district was vandalised by unidentified persons late Friday night, the police said. The statue was installed in a garden near the lake in 2018. The lake was built by the Dholakiya Foundation of Surat-based diamond baron Savjibhai Dholakiya. It […]
New Delhi: US Ambassador Ken Auster apologised to India after Mahatma Gandhi’s statue outside the Indian Embassy in Washington D.C. was vandalised by miscreants during the ongoing George Floyd protests. “So sorry to see the desecration of the Gandhi statue in Wash, DC. Please accept our sincere apologies. Appalled as well by the horrific death […]