Hisar, Jul 28: Tension prevailed in Ramayan village in Hansi sub division of the district after some unidentified miscreants allegedly vandalised the statue of B R Ambedkar, police said.
The Dalits in the village demanded immediate arrest of those responsible, they said. On Sunday night, some miscreants had broken the fingers and thumb of the right hand of the statue and threw it in the bushes, police said.
The villagers found empty liquor bottles and glass from the scene, said SDM Hansi Mukesh Solanki who visited the village. He assured the villagers that stern action would be taken against the responsible miscreants who had broken the statue and urged them to maintain peace, harmony and brotherhood.
Police have registered a case in this connection, said Jagbir Singh SHO Sadar Hansi, adding, no arrest has been made so far.
This is the second such incident of vandalism in the village. Five years ago too the Ambedkar statue was broken in the village by some miscreants.