Lucknow: The Lucknow Police have booked a woman under a non-cognizable offence for destroying pottery of the vendors on the roadside in Gomti Nagar area on Monday.
The action was taken after a video of Dr Anju Maurya, the accused, went viral on social media attracting severe criticism with the comments like “attack on poor and poverty.”
Meet this Empowered Woman from Lucknow who is proudly vandalizing potteries of road side vendors in posh Patrakar Puram area in Lucknow . @lkopolice took strict action against this woman. Are you surprised ? Read the next tweet. Not a #HappyDiwali for few.pic.twitter.com/eBRSbR8ALj
— NCMIndia Council For Men Affairs (@NCMIndiaa) October 24, 2022
The incident was reported in Patrakarpuram located in Gomti Nagar area of Lucknow on Monday.
In the viral video, the woman can be seen hitting the potteries with a stick as the vendors sat helplessly.
An investigation has been initiated against the woman.