Gandhi statue damaged in kerala; saffron dhoti worn suspect spotted in camera

The saffron dhoti wearing man is seen passing through the street towards Thalipparamba bus stand after vandalizing the Gandhi statue. The picture was taken by a person who was among those were at the RTO office nearby.

Gandhi statue damaged in kerala; saffron dhoti worn suspect spotted in camera

A statue of Mahatma Gandhi was damaged in Kannur district of kerala today morning. An unidentified person broke the spectacles on the statue, hurled stones at it and damaged the garland on it. The statue is situated in front of Thalipparamba Taluk office in Kannur. A man believed to the suspect has been spotted in camera. The saffron dhoti wearing man is seen passing through the street towards Thalipparamba bus stand after vandalizing the Gandhi statue. The picture was taken by a person who was among those were at the RTO office nearby. Police have begun an enquiry in to this after registering case. The trend of destroying statues started in India with the razing of Lenin statue in Tripura by RSS following the BJP win in the State. In Tamilnadu, the neighboring state of kerala statues of Periyar the greatest Dravidian icon and anti caste activist who the Tamil people look up on with great reverence and adoration had also been attacked by RSS at the urge of BJP leaders.