Local left workers accused "anti-communist forces" for the vandalism and said Lenin's ideals cannot be suppressed like this while the local Trinamool Congress leadership has put the blame on BJP.
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These incidents come after two statues of Russian communist revolutionary Vladimir Ilyich Ulyanov or Lenin, were knocked down in Tripura’s Belonia town on Tuesday morning.
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Meanwhile, two BJP functionaries who were arrested for damaging Periyar's statue in Vellore district of Tamil Nadu has been expelled from the party.
The five-foot-tall fibre-glass statue of Vladimir Lenin, which was unveiled by CPI(M) politburo member Prakash Karat a few months ago, was yesterday pulled down allegedly by BJP workers .
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After Communist icon Lenin's statue was pulled down today by BJP workers in Tripura, Raja said in a social media post that soon revolutionary Tamil leader EV Ramasamy's statue too would fall.
A statue of communist icon Lenin, has been pulled down by some people, allegedly BJP workers, with an excavator machine at Belonia in South Tripura district.