Gurgaon: A statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar at the Bhim Rao Ambedkar Bhavan in Hailey Mandi village, around some 25 km from here, has been vandalised by some persons on Saturday night, Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Gupta said on Sunday. Residents saw the damaged statue on Sunday morning.

The statue was installed only last year.The incident sparked tension in the area and protesters blocked the traffic, demanding arrest of those behind the incident. PTI