Prime Minister Narendra Modi will virtually unveil a 108 feet statue of Lord Hanuman in Gujarat on Saturday (16 April).
"On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil a 108 ft statue of Hanuman ji in Morbi, Gujarat on 16 April at 11 AM via video conferencing," a Prime Minister's Office (PMO) release said on Friday (15 April).
This statue is the second of the four statues being set up in the four directions across the country, as part of 'Hanumanji Char dham project.
The Hanumanji statue has been set up in the west, at the Ashram of Bapu Keshvanand ji in Morbi.
The first statue of the series was set up at the Jakhu hill in the north in Shimla in 2010.
The work on the statue in the south at Rameswaram has been started, the release said.
The first giant statue constructed in Shimla was completed in two years and has been sculpted by a Rajasthan sculptor, reports News18.
Reportedly, about 1,500 tonnes of materials were used to construct the statue.
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