After the statues of Lenin, Periyar, Bhimrao Ambedkar and Mahatma Gandhi, a statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose has been desecrated in Madhya Pradesh’s Jabalpur. As per initial reports, red paint has been splashed on the statue.
On Thursday, a statue of Mahatma Gandhi has been damaged by a local in Kannur, Kerala. The miscreant tried to take the spectacles and garland from Mahatma Gandhi's statue and run away.
On Wednesday, a statue of Baba Saheb Bhimrao Ambedkar was destroyed in Uttar Pradesh's Meerut. On the same day, Republic TV had also accessed a video of a statue of Shyama Prasad Mukherjee being desecrated in Kolkata.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had condemned the vandalism while BJP party president Amit Shah has tweeted strongly against any member of his party indulging in such statue politics. The events have triggered a nationwide political debate.