After the incident, the Hindus in the area held a protest in the city.
Vandalism resulted in deity image sprayed with black paint, broken windows, walls spray-painted with inappropriate messages and graffiti.
Some of the agitators were seen shouting slogans like Rahul Gandhi Zinabad... Congress Zindabad (hail Rahul Gadhi and Congress) inside the auditorium.
A group of agitators vandalised a BJP office as protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill 2016 continued in Assam, police said on Friday.
The chief minister has asked the police to take action in the matter and identify the perpetrators.
Violence broke out in South Moti Nagar area on August 7 when a group of 'Kanwariyas' or devotees of Lord Shiva vandalised a vehicle and broke its windshield and windows.
Attorney General K K Venugopal told the bench that responsibility should be fixed on authorities like the superintendent of the police of the area in cases of vandalism and rioting.
The incident took place on Tuesday on a stretch of a busy road near Moti Nagar metro station causing a traffic snarl and forcing some of the commuters to take a detour.
The video of the incident, which took place around 5 pm, is doing rounds on social media.
This comes days after Tharoor was in news for his 'Hindu-Pakistan' remark, for which he was severely criticized by the BJP.
The police in Maharashtra's Ahmednagar district today arrested BJP MLA Shivaji Kardile for allegedly vandalising the office of the superintendent of police (SP), a senior official said.
The situation came under control after security personnel was deployed in the area.
He also condemned the incidents of statue vandalism
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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