To attack Vidyasagar is to attack Bangla language: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt

To attack Vidyasagar is to attack Bangla language: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt

Mumbai: Veteran filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt on Wednesday condemned the desecration of the statue of Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar during a road show violence in Kolkata, saying the attack on the social reformer is akin to an attack on the Bengali language. Clashes broke out between BJP supporters and student activists and those of the Left and Trinamool Congress Chatra Parishad (TMCP) during BJP President Amit Shah's roadshow on Tuesday.

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