India is about to get another monument, being at 251 metres in height, Statue of Lord Ram, set to be the tallest in the tallest in the world. The statua will be built in Ayodhya, birthplace of Lord Ram. Let's read about this.
The Uttar Pradesh government said it will be the world’s tallest statue.
CM Yogi said that lord Ram's statue would be installed on the 100 hectares of land near River Sarayu in Ayodhya. He said the construction work of the statue will start soon.
The height of the Ram statue is slated to surpass yet another mammoth statue currently under construction in Mumbai – Shivaji statue, which is expected to stand at nearly 700-feet tall when it is completed.
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He added that a digital museum based on Lord Ram theme, interpretation centre, library, food plaza and parking, etc will be a part of statue complex in Ayodhya.
Uttar Pradesh government informed that an MoU will be signed with the Gujarat government for technical assistance and guidance, while a separate unit of "Rajkiya Nirman Nigam" will be set up for the purpose of installation of the statue, reported news agency ANI.
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The Lord Ram statue is just another statue in line in the country. The Statue of Unity of independence activist Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is currently the tallest in the world, standing tall at a height of 182 metres and was constructed with a sum of Rs 3,000 crore. The statue is built on the banks of river Narmada. The bronze monument is almost double the height of the Statue of Liberty, and soars above China’s Spring Temple Buddha.
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For years, the ruling nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party has been promising to build a temple to Ram on the site of god’s birthplace.
The tallest Lord Shiva statue is also proposed in Nathdwara, Rajasthan.
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