Coimbatore

Periyar statue vandalised

A statue of social reformer “Periyar” E.V. Ramasamy installed at Samathuvapuram here was found vandalised on Sunday.

Residents staged a protest demanding immediate action against the miscreants. According to police, unidentified persons flung a burning tyre on the Periyar bust. The area residents condemned the attack and demanded action. They wanted an iron fence erected around the statue.

Maharajakadai police are inquiring.

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