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Nehru statue removed in Allahabad for Kumbh 'beautification drive'

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September 14, 2018 13:43


The statue of India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru was on Thursday removed from Balsan Chauraha in Allahabad. Authorities said that the statue has been removed in view of the beautification work that is being held in the city for the upcoming Kumbh mela that is due to be held in January 2019. The Congress, however, is enraged at the move and is calling it an insult to the former prime minister. Read more

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