Added on : 2019-05-16 12:37:39
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said that “Trinamool goons” destroyed the statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar in Kolkata during BJP chief Amit Shah’s rally. He promised to build a new statue at the same spot.
“We saw hooliganism by TMC workers again during Bhai Amit Shah’s roadshow in Kolkata, they vandalized Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar’s statue. We are committed to Vidyasagar’s vision and will install his grand statue at the same spot,” PM Modi said at a rally in Uttar Pradesh’s Mau.
A statue of renowned Bengal reformer, Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar, was destroyed and a college named after him ransacked in the violence on Tuesday. Both the BJP and the Trinamool Congress leaders have blamed on each other.