Rajiv Gandhi's statue damaged in UP, Cong to launch stir
A statue of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, situated at a park in Mirzapur's Awas Vikas colony was found damaged on Sunday angering the Congress which said it will hold a statewide agitation on Monday to protest it. The locals found the damaged statue and informed the police, following which an FIR was lodged against unidentified persons, Mirzapur SP Ashish Tiwari said. Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar said, "The act of damaging the statue of Rajiv Gandhi is shameful. The Congress condemns it and demands arrest of those guilty in the incident at the earliest."