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TN: Rajiv's statue vandalised; Cong workers protest

PTI  Coimbatore, November 06, 2013
First Published: 12:48 IST(6/11/2013) | Last Updated: 13:11 IST(6/11/2013)

Tension prevailed at Tirumuruganpoondi in nearby Tirupur district, where a statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was found vandalised in the early hours of Wednesday, drawing the ire of Congress workers.

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Protesting the incident, about 60 Congress workers came out onto the streets and staged a demonstration, condemning it.

All of them were arrested, police said.

A letter purportedly written by a pro-Tamil outfit, was said to be recovered from the spot, which asked the UPA government not to participate in the CHOGM scheduled in Sri Lanka later this month, sources said.


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