Bhopal: In Satna, Madhya Pradesh, a statue of Jawaharlal Nehru was vandalized. A video that went viral on social media showed a dozen people attempting to destroy the statue with sticks and rocks. One of them even uses a hammer to try to shatter the statue.
The event occurred yesterday evening at Dhavari square, roughly 50 meters from the district collectorate.
In the footage, the perpetrators can be seen waving saffron flags and yelling slogans against the Shivraj Singh Chouhan-led BJP government.
Six people have been arrested for attempting to deface a statue of India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru. “A case has been filed against anonymous individuals. They have been charged with vandalizing Nehru’s statue and causing societal unrest. They will face severe consequences, “According to police,
State Congress head Kamal Nath strongly condemned the crime and asked that the government investigate the issue and prosecute the perpetrators.