Mahatma Gandhi statue defaced in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) Tension gripped Dudu town in Rajasthan on Monday after a statue of Mahatma Gandhi was found defaced and pro-Islamic State slogans painted on it.

The incident took place in Mozammabad area, about 60 km from Jaipur, police said. One side of the statue was found smeared with black paint and “ISIS Zindabad” scrawled on it.

A forensic team collected evidence from the spot, and the statue was cleaned by the district administration. Police personnel were deployed in the area.

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