According to reports, the hooligans, who are yet to be identified, broke the spectacles on Gandhi's statue before getting away in Thaliperambu area of the city.
The incident came at the back of dislodging of Lenin's statue in Tripura and the desecration of a bust of Periyar in Tamil Nadu's Vellore.
The bust of Jana Sangh founder Syama Prasad Mukherjee was damaged by activists of Left-leaning outfit 'Radical' in south Kolkata on Wednesday.
A statue of B R Ambedkar was damaged by unidentified people in Uttar Pradesh's Mawana on Tuesday, triggering protests by Dalits.
In another incident that took place last night, Ambedkar bust installed at Thiruvotriyur Periyar Nagar in Chennai was blackened. The police have registered a case against unknown people.