Gurugram bosses clash on site, cost of Dronacharya statue

  • By TOI
  • | Tuesday | 10th July, 2018

Mayor Madhu Azad said, “I rejected a suggestion of placing a single statue of Guru Dronacharya in front of the deputy commissioner’s office. GURUGRAM: The MCG Mayor and the commissioner are in lockdown on where to install the statues of Guru Dronacharya — after whom the government renamed the city Gurugram — and his students, the five Pandava princes from the epic Mahabharata. The height of the Guru’s statue may be increased from 6ft to 9ft, while the statues of the Pandavas will be 5ft each. “We want them to be made of stone,” added Azad.Meanwhile, commissioner Yashpal Yadav, who promised to re-install the statues this month, said, “A single statue of Guru Dronacharya will be installed near the deputy commissioner’s office. But that’s where differences between the city’s two top officials — over their cost and location — emerged.

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