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Lightning strike damages elephant statue at Lucknow's Ambedkar Park

Updated On Sep 12, 2023 03:30 PM IST
  • Different parts of Lucknow witnessed heavy rainfall and thunderstorms in the last couple of days.
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A lightning strike damaged a 10 feet tall marble elephant statue positioned near the entrance of Ambedkar Park in Lucknow on Monday. The incident occurred at around 3:30 am, during a thunderstorm.  (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 03:30 PM IST

A lightning strike damaged a 10 feet tall marble elephant statue positioned near the entrance of Ambedkar Park in Lucknow on Monday. The incident occurred at around 3:30 am, during a thunderstorm.  (PTI)

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The park, dedicated to the memory of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a prominent Dalit leader and the architect of the Indian Constitution, features numerous elephant statues. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 03:30 PM IST

The park, dedicated to the memory of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, a prominent Dalit leader and the architect of the Indian Constitution, features numerous elephant statues. (PTI)

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No injuries were reported in the incident. The park is renowned as a popular tourist attraction and is frequented daily by many local residents.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 03:30 PM IST

No injuries were reported in the incident. The park is renowned as a popular tourist attraction and is frequented daily by many local residents. 

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The damaged elephant is a part of an elephant gallery within Ambedkar Park, a construction initiated by Mayawati during her tenure as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 2002. (HT Photo/Deepak Gupta) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 03:30 PM IST

The damaged elephant is a part of an elephant gallery within Ambedkar Park, a construction initiated by Mayawati during her tenure as the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh in 2002. (HT Photo/Deepak Gupta)

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Incessant rainfall led to heavy waterlogging in several areas of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Monday morning. (HT Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 03:30 PM IST

Incessant rainfall led to heavy waterlogging in several areas of Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow on Monday morning. (HT Photo)

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As continuous rains battered the city, traffic was also disrupted. (PTI) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Updated on Sep 12, 2023 03:30 PM IST

As continuous rains battered the city, traffic was also disrupted. (PTI)

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