The statue of Noble laureate Rabindranath Tagore was vandalised in West Bengal's in Bidhannagar by three miscreants on Sunday, the police said. The purpose of vandalising the statue is unclear.
The miscreants broke a part of the statue with a blunt object. Confirming the reports, TMC Councillor, Nirmal Dutta said that one of the three miscreants has been caught, while other 2 managed to escape. "We don't know why they did it. The one who was caught has been handed over to the police," he said.
West Bengal: Statue of Rabindranath Tagore vandalised in Bidhannagar. TMC Councillor, Nirmal Dutta says, "3 men vandalised the statue, we caught one of them while other 2 managed to escape. We don't know why they did it. The one who was caught has been handed over to the police." pic.twitter.com/BOuU96ocIy— ANI (@ANI) March 9, 2019
(With ANI inputs)