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UP CM Yogi Adityanath’s Picture Defaced In ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ Hoardings; Cases Registered

District Magistrate Ravi Ranjan said the chief minister's face was removed from three hoardings put up by the municipal corporation.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister (Photo: Twitter/ANI)
File Photo of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath (Photo: Twitter/ANI)

Firozabad: The police on Saturday registered two cases against unknown people after pictures of Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath were found defaced in several hoardings of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, officials said.

District Magistrate Ravi Ranjan said the chief minister’s face was removed from three hoardings put up by the municipal corporation.
He said two FIRs have been lodged and teams formed to investigate the case.

Police officials have reached the spots after the incident came to light and the hoardings are being changed.
Police said they are scanning CCTV camera nearby to identify those how have damaged the hoardings.

BJP city president Rakesh Shankhwar claimed hoardings at six places have been disfigured.

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