January 15, 2020 5:02 pm
Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar said the height of the proposed statue will be raised to 350 feet, taking the collective height of the Ambedkar memorial, including the pedestal, to 450 feet.
June 29, 2019 8:14 pm
According to reports, some people constructed a platform at a public place in Domhar village in Sahjanwa area on Thursday night. They started performing a puja after installing Ambedkar's statue on Friday.
April 13, 2019 4:46 am
While the statue in Azamgarh was found with its right-hand fingers broken, the one in Jaunpur was lying on the ground with one of its legs broken. Locals at both places staged protests and demanded the arrest of the culprits.
June 02, 2018 10:19 am
Sanju Devi, an MLA from Tanda, washed the statue with milk, applied tika on its forehead and covered it with a saffron-coloured cloth.
April 17, 2018 1:30 am
Police said the three are aged between 19 to 25 and belong to an upper caste community. They were arrested after residents found the statue’s face disfigured.
April 15, 2018 4:41 pm
Reacting to BJP MP from Ballia Bharat Singh's statement, senior Samajwadi Party leader Ramashankar Vidyarthi said, "The BJP is simply trying to mislead the people of this country in the name of Ambedkar."
April 14, 2018 3:25 am
“An FIR was registered against Sudesh Antwal and others, who also belong to dalit community. No arrest has been made. Footage of CCTV cameras installed inside the Ambedkar Bhawan is being scrutnized,” said an SHO.
March 09, 2018 9:03 pm
The police said that the 3-feet-tall statue is built on a disputed land which could be the reason that a few villagers allegedly vandalised the idol.
March 08, 2018 3:42 pm
The statue of the Dalit icon was vandalised on Tuesday and replaced on Wednesday by the administration. Strict action should be taken against those involved in the Meerut incident and measures should be taken to ensure that such incidents do not recur, Adityanath said.
September 11, 2015 5:04 am
Ambedkar’s crusade for social justice is universal: CM