Former India cricketer Bishen Singh Bedi had severely criticised the DDCA for choosing to install the statue of an administrator instead of an inspirational cricketer
The hand of the 18-year-old statue, installed in Sikiya village park was found broken on Wednesday.
Lashing out at the DDCA culture, which he alleged promotes nepotism and puts "administrators ahead of cricketers", Bedi also renounced his membership of the body
Footage shot by a witness showed a few dozen people tie a rope around the neck of Edward Colston's statue and bring it to the ground in the southwestern city of Bristol
Saying that some of the youth were ending their lives by taking hasty decisions unable to cope up with even small failures, he called upon the youth to draw motivation from the lives of Shivaji and Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao to achieve something big in their life
The celebrations started after priests at the Sri Sita Ramachandra Swamy Devasthanam performed Panchamruta Abhishekam to the statue of Ramadasu on the temple premises
He also laid the foundation stone for the Atal Bihari Vajpayee Medical University in the Uttar Pradesh capital.
The statue of Arjun Singh was installed at a busy intersection in New Market area of Bhopal after removing the bust of freedom fighter Chandra Shekhar Azad
The golden statue with Lord Buddha holding a bowl was unveiled at a brief ceremony held at the prime minister's Lok Kalyan Marg residence.
More than 750 police personnel have been deployed in the town to prevent any untoward incidents.
The police have deployed pickets in the area and have brought in reinforcements to prevent any trouble during the day.
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The statue of the great saint is proposed to be set up on the banks of river Narmada in the famous temple town of Omkareshwar, located around 290 km from here.
State Street Global Advisors, the Boston-based investment giant, had the statue created to push companies to increase the number of women directors.
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