Indian ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu on Thursday morning (native time) inaugurated the Mahatma Gandhi statue in Washington.
The statue, located at a park in Washington DC, was vandalised on June three in the course of the George Floyd protests. Post the desecration, an skilled was referred to as in to refurbish Mahatma Gandhi’s statue.
Expressing disappointment on the incident, deputy secretary of State Stephen Biegun had earlier apologised for the incident.
The matter was reported instantly to the State Department and Deputy Secretary of State had referred to as the Indian ambassador to handle the problem.
The Indian Embassy within the US additionally registered circumstances with the Metropolitan Police and the National Park police, and the matter is being investigated. The US officers have additionally requested to be related to the restoration of the statue.
The statue was vandalised with graffiti and spray portray, prompting the mission to register a criticism with the native regulation enforcement companies.
The desecrated statue of Mahatma Gandhi, the design of which was created by Gautam Pal, was later lined and the positioning has been cleaned up.