Sixth statue in 2 months in UP, now 30-ft high Vedic sage

  • | Friday | 11th January, 2019

The state government will release additional 1,000 cusecs on auspicious bathing day, Mauni Amawasya. To be built on 10-foot-high platform, the sage’s statue would tower over three other statues in close proximity at Balson junction — Deendayal Upadhyay, Jawaharlal Nehru and Mahatma Gandhi. The BJP government is also building a memorial of legendary king, Suheldev Rajbhar in Ghazipur . ALLAHABAD: Emulating the political symbolism of his predecessors, Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav , chief minister Yogi Adityanath on Friday, announced the inauguration of a 30-foot-high marble statue of revered Vedic sage, Bharadwaj Muni, at Allahabad, which will be inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind on January 17. Speaking to reporters, the chief minister said the Kumbh Mela organised on the banks of Ganga, Yamuna and (mythical) Saraswati would be the cleanest with water brimming after 50 years.

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