The statue of Swami Vivekananda located at Sadar Kotwali, New Bazar Road, bhadohi, UP was broken by some anti social elements. On reaching the Vivekananda intersection, an overwhelming number of people reached the spot demanding the installation of new images and arresting the accused immediately. Deputy District Collector Ashish Kumar, who arrived on the spot, gave assurance for setting up a new statue.
People got to know about it on thursday morning at 9 o’clock seeing the statue of Swami Vivekananda broken, people nearby informed the police. According to eyewitnesses, only a young man in the crossroads has done this misery. On the trail of the people, the police arrested the accused youth. On the spot, Bhajapa city president Prince Gupta, Om Singh, Dilip Dubey also arrived. Condemned the incident.
After this the police came into action and a criminal has been caught, it is being told that the culprit belongs to a particular community and is a minor, due to being a minor, the police is not ready to disclose his identity.
On the other hand, the World Hindu Federation expressed their resentment in meeting Rajpura colony and dismissing Swami ji’s image by mischievous elements. District President Pramod Mishra said breaking the statue of Swami Vivekananda is an insult to the country. District Vice President Ram Bharosh Gautam said that insult of Saint Maharis will not be tolerated in any condition. also warned that if this episode repeats, then a fierce movement will be done from the Federation. In the meeting, Santosh Dubey, Pancham Ram Jaiswal, Nihala Dubey, Mahendra Singh Chauhan, Dr. Purnamanshi Vishwakarma, Rajbahadur Sharma, Ramji Yadav, Kamlesh Omar Vaishya etc. were present.