Mahatma Gandhi`s statue desecrated, two held
Dehra Dun: A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was desecrated in Gandhi Chowk area of Mussoorie following which two persons have been arrested, police said today.
Sanjiv Kumar and Harkesh Singh, both residents of Nazafgarh area in Delhi, were arrested and jailed yesterday for allegedly desecrating the statue while they were in an inebriated state.
The Mussoorie municipal council has removed the desecrated statue and installed a new one in its place, they said.
More from India
More from World
More from Sports
More from Entertaiment
- Pakistani artiste controversy: Producers thank cinema owners for backing 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil' release
- No one can make remake of magnum opus 'Mughal-e-Azam', says Randhir Kapoor
- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan talks about her relationship with Ranbir Kapoor in 'Ae Dil Hai Mushkil'
- Veteran Punjabi actor Mehar Mittal passes away
- Asking money for casting Pak actors is extortion: Ashoke Pandit on ADHM row
- Designing for theatre different from films: Manish Malhotra
- Annual Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav opens on Oct 15
- Rajasthan International Folk Festival opens in Jodhpur
- Nawazuddin Siddiqui's Ramlila programme cancelled over opposition
- Maa Durga’s blessings for our Jawans: See Sudarsan Pattnaik’s touching sand art