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Labourers agitate in Lucknow

Lucknow: Hundreds of labourers hailing from Rajasthan went on rampage here, blocking roads and damaging vehicles to protest against alleged desecration of Ambedkar’s statue in Bharatpur district.

The incident occurred in Gomti Nagar area when the workers tried to disrupt vehicular traffic following reports that a statue of Ambedkar was desecrated at Raipurwa village in Bharatpur district.

Later, senior district administration and police officers rushed to the spot and pacified the agitating workers.

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