AHMEDABAD, Oct 27: Posters depicting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's 'Statue of Unity' were being torn or blackened by tribals who oppose the unveiling of the statue in Gujarat's Narmada district, an official said on Saturday.
Across the district, 90 per cent of the posters depicting Modi, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and of the event were being either torn or blackened.
Around 75,000 tribals affected by the 'Statue of Unity' project are expected to oppose the unveiling slated for October 31 by staging a bandh.
Some 100 small and big tribal organisations across the state have backed the bandh. - IANS