Mumbai police have registered an FIR in opposition to unknown individuals following vandalism at Rajgruh, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar’s home, an official stated on Wednesday.
Two individuals threw stones on glass home windows, and broken CCTV cameras and potted vegetation at Rajgruh in Dadar space right here on Tuesday night time, the official stated.
CCTV footage from the erstwhile residence the Constitution architect exhibits an individual smashing flower pots within the compound earlier than fleeing, the official stated.
Matunga police have registered an FIR within the incident.
Located in Hindu Colony, Dadar, the two-storeyed heritage bungalow homes the Ambedkar Museum the place Babasaheb’s books, portrait, ashes and vessels are among the many artefacts.
The present residents of Rajgruh embrace Babasaheb’s daughter-in-law, and his grandsons Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi chief Prakash Ambedkar, Anandrao and Bhimrao.
Prakash Ambedkar, who was in Akola when the assault occurred, has appealed for calm and requested his followers to not collect exterior the home.
The All India Professional Congress on Wednesday requested Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to look into the assault on Rajgruh.
Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh has already assured that strict motion might be taken in opposition to the culprits.
“This is highly condemnable. @CMOMaharashtra should immediately look into this. Rajgruh is not just a memorial, it is a reminder of the legacy of Dr B R Ambedkar,” AIPCMumbaiEast tweeted.
The minister stated police are probing the matter and warranted that strict motion might be taken in opposition to the responsible.