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India is beautiful, Indians make it ugly

September 15, 2018

Thursday was Ganesha Chaturthi, the festival to celebrate the birth of Lord Ganesha, the revered elephant-headed Hindu God. But on his birthday, an elephant was beheaded!  One of the elephant sculptures at Highway Circle was severed from the main pedestal. We are a nation of vandals — wilful destroyers of what is beautiful or venerable….

POINT BLANK: Vandalism of Elephant Fountain continues

POINT BLANK: Vandalism of Elephant Fountain continues

April 12, 2017

A few months back, in October 2016, District in-Charge Minister Dr. H.C. Mahadevappa inaugurated one of the iconic fountains at the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Circle, popularly known as ‘Highway Circle’, with great fanfare. The fountain, embellished with a beautiful centrepiece of sculpture, with four elephant heads looking in four different directions with their trunks…


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