A statue of BR Ambedkar was found vandalised in the Ambedkar Park in Mathura, an official said.
Some residents of the locality found Ambedkar's statue vandalised.
Soon locals gathered at the park protesting the act, Mathura Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM) Kranti Shekhar Singh said.
The protesters were pacified after an FIR was lodged against unidentified persons and arrangements made to bring a new statue from Aligarh, he added.
The situation was under control now, the SDM said.
As a precautionary measure, police personnel have been deployed in the area.