PM Modi unveiled a 108 feet tall bronze statue of Sri Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru.
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 108 feet tall bronze statue of Shri Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru on 11th October.
The Prime Minister paid floral tributes to the statue and offered holy water. He also planted a sapling.
The statue is intended to commemorate the contributions of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda, the founder of the city, to the development of Bengaluru. Conceived and sculpted by Ram V. Sutar, who rose to fame with the ‘Statue of Unity’, 98 tonnes of bronze & 120 tonnes of steel have been used in its construction.
The Prime Minister was accompanied by the Chief Minister of Karnataka, Shri Basavaraj Bommai, the Governor of Karnataka, Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot and the Union Minister Shri Prahlad Joshi, among others.