- Elephant statue stolen from Ambedkar Park in Lucknow
- Tight security in the park, there was also high-tech security system at the crossroads
- Mayawati called the incident shameful and worrying
UP News: capital of Uttar Pradesh Lucknow A small elephant statue has been stolen from Ambedkar Park in Gomtinagar area of K. The famous Ambedkar Park was built during the time of BSP supremo Mayawati. There was tight security in this park, there was hi-tech security system at the crossroads and in spite of this someone stole the elephant from here. CCTV cameras are also installed for the security of this park. Here the security personnel also constantly look after the statues of elephants. Not only this, the statue of elephants is also counted twice daily, whose record goes to the officials.
A dozen security personnel are present in the park
At least a dozen security personnel are present in the park at all times. Despite this, the theft of an elephant statue raises many serious questions about the security system. Lucknow Police said that a small statue of an elephant in the fountain of Ambedkar Park located at 1090 crossroads of Gomtinagar area has been stolen. Efforts are on to recover the idol by registering a case in this case. According to the statement, a special corps has been deployed to protect the premises where the theft took place. The concerned department is being informed to take action against the employees due to whose negligence this incident happened.
Mayawati said shameful and worrying
bsp supremo Mayawati Expressing strong reaction, the incident has been described as shameful and worrying. He tweeted, “In honor of the great saints, gurus, great men born in the neglected, despised, Dalit and other backward classes in the country, the grand Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar social transformation site area built by the BSP government in Uttar Pradesh, which is the main center of tourism. It is a matter of shame and concern to have the elephant (the idol) stolen from it.”
In another tweet, he said, “The neglect being done in the conservation, protection and maintenance of the grand sites/monuments built by the BSP government earlier in the SP and now in the BJP government is a matter of great concern even though they are a source of tourism income. The work being done at Shrikanshi Ramji memorial site and elsewhere is also going on very sluggishly, the government should pay attention.
It is worth mentioning that the Ambedkar Memorial Park, built in an area of about 100 acres, was inaugurated in the year 2008 during the rule of Mayawati.
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