Indian consulate demands action against vandalism of Gandhi statue in NYC

In 2020 Gandhi statues in embassy premises were also vandalised and mistreated.

Indian consulate demands action against vandalism of Gandhi statue in NYC
Google images — Union Square Park, Manhattan

On Saturday, a Mahatma Gandhi statue located in Union Square, Manhattan was defaced and vandalized by unknown people. The act drew strong reactions from the US consulate in NY that condemned it severely.

In a tweet the consulate said, “The matter has been taken up with the local authorities as well as the US State Department for immediate investigation and appropriate action against those responsible for this despicable act.”