Mahatma Gandhi statue in Kerala’s Taliparamba vandalised

Updated - March 08, 2018 12:38 pm IST

Published - March 08, 2018 12:27 pm IST - KANNUR

The Mahatma Gandhi statue with broken spectacle.

The Mahatma Gandhi statue with broken spectacle.

The Mahatma Gandhi statue at Taliparamba here was vandalised by an unidentified person on Thursday morning.

The statue, located inside the compound of the Taliparamnba Taluk Office, was vandalised at around 8:30 a.m., according to eyewitnesses.

Reports quoting eyewitnesses said that a person wearing a saffron ‘mundu’ damaged the spectacles on the statue. He also reportedly removed the garland on the statue and then walked away.

The Police is trying to identify the person from the photograph taken by some eyewitnesses using their mobile phones.

0 / 0
Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.