The world’s tallest Nataraja statue has been installed at Bharat Mandapam, the venue of the G20 summit 2023 in Delhi. The 28-foot-tall statue weighing 20 tonnes was made in a record time of 7 months by sculptor Radhakrishnan Sthapathy and his team at Swamimalai in Thanjavur District of Tamil Nadu.
The Nataraja statue was built in Ashtadhatu (8 metals) using the traditional casting method. The statue was reached Delhi in four days via a dedicated green corridor.
Q.: The world’s tallest Nataraja statue has been installed at which place?
a) Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi
b) Swamimalai, Tamil Nadu
c) Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu
d) Mumbai, Maharashtra
Answer: a) Bharat Mandapam, New Delhi