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Ruckus at Gzb court after Ambedkar statue removed

Ghaziabad: A huge brawl and ruckus was witnessed in Ghaziabad district court premises on Tuesday morning after the district administration removed the Dr. Ambedkar statue from court premises on late Monday night.
Following the brawl, sadar Najir has given written application related with Ambedkar statue issue and FIR has been lodged against more than unknown100 accused and 17 named accused including the president of bar association.
The senior superintendent of police, Ghaziabad came into action and suspended the station officer of police station situated in court premises and a security guard.
The district administration had removed the Dr. Ambedkar statue in late night on Monday. However some advocates had protested the action of district administration and police but the force was sufficient and the advocates could not success to prevent district administration official.
On Tuesday, there was made furore by the members of bar association and it was created conflict between district-police administration and bar association members. The advocates installed temporary picture of Dr. Ambedkar and started worshipping. They shouted slogans against district and police administration. The advocates locked all the entry doors of court campus. After a long discussion, the police could enter in court campus.
"The bar association has violated the guidelines of Supreme Court in establishment of Dr. Ambedkar statue. No permission was taken at any level to establish the statue. It was established in night secretly. So it was removed by district administration." said Ritu Maheshwari, the district magistrate of Ghaziabad.
"The district administration has insulted Dr. Ambedkar removing his statue from court premises. The action of district administration is totally irresponsible. The general body meeting is to be scheduled to discuss further strategy over this issue." said Rakesh Tyagi, Kakra, the president of bar association of Ghaziabad. In the evening the issue could get end after sanctioned permission by concern authority of UP Govt and district administration to install the statue of Ambedkar in court premises as per association demand.
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