Mahatma Gandhi’s Statue Outside Indian Embassy in Washington Desecrated During Protest


New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi’s outside the Indian Embassy in Washington DC has been desecrated during one of the protests against the killing of African-American George Floyd.

Meanwhile, the United States Park Police has launched a probe into the matter.

The desecration of Gandhi’s statue comes after a series of destruction caused by the ongoing protests in the US, throwing the country into chaos.

The US Ambassador to India, Ken Juster, condemned the incident and said that he is “appalled” by the “awful violence and vandalism”.

“So sorry to see the desecration of the Gandhi statue in Wash, DC. Please accept our sincere apologies. Appalled as well by the horrific death of George Floyd & awful violence & vandalism. We stand against prejudice & discrimination of ant type. We will recover & be better (SIC),” Juster wrote in his tweet.

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