Elephant Statues Covered in India

Elephant Statues Covered in India
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Yellow tarps cover elephant statues at the Kanshi Ram memorial park in Lucknow, India, on Jan. 10, 2012. Mayawati, the driving force behind the statues, is from a Dalit, or "untouchable," community, India's lowest caste. She enjoys popular support from members of her caste, who account for approximately one-fifth of Uttar Pradesh's population of 200 million.

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