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26 August 2019 Current Events Public Property Becomes Casualty of Conflict in Tamil Nadu

As per recent news updates, on Sunday, August 25, 2019, in Vedaranyam district of Tamil Nadu, a statue of Dr BR Ambedkar was demolished during the daylight. News reports confirm that the reason was a clash between two caste groups in the district. The trigger for the clash was a Dalit pedestrian getting hit by a vehicle of a person belonging to upper caste Hindu community, which later led to a huge conflict. In order to control the situation, policemen took positions at various vantage points. Moreover, for a few hours, bus services were put on halt, and shops were also shut down. Meanwhile, two people were taken to Nagapattinam Government Hospital due to injuries, even as the statue of honourable Dr Ambedkar was vandalised.


Public Property Becomes Casualty of Conflict in Tamil Nadu

As per recent news updates, on Sunday, August 25, 2019, in Vedaranyam district of Tamil Nadu, a statue of Dr BR Ambedkar was demolished during the daylight. News reports confirm that the reason was a clash between two caste groups in the district. The trigger for the clash was a Dalit pedestrian getting hit by a vehicle of a person belonging to upper caste Hindu community, which later led to a huge conflict. In order to control the situation, policemen took positions at various vantage points. Moreover, for a few hours, bus services were put on halt, and shops were also shut down. Meanwhile, two people were taken to Nagapattinam Government Hospital due to injuries, even as the statue of honourable Dr Ambedkar was vandalised.




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