Statue of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar to appear in Hyderabad
Chief Minister Kalvakuntla Chandrashekar Rao will unveil the much-awaited 125 feet tall statue of Bhimrao Ramji Ambedkar and also the memorial garden adjacent to it in April next year, on the occasion of Ambedkar’s birth anniversary.
Ministers Vemula Prashanth Reddy and Koppula Eeshwar who inspected the ongoing works of the statue at Tank Bund here, stated that the works will be completed as per schedule and the statue will be ready for unveiling by February next year.
The statue would be a landmark for not just Hyderabad, but also Telangana State. Along with the memorial they are being built in about 11.5 acres at the Tank Bund.
A structure developed as a replica to the Parliament building, is being built at the bottom of the statue where a photo gallery depicting the life and philosophy of Ambedkar, will be established.
It will also have a cinema theatre to screen movies and documentaries pertaining to the author of the Constitution of India, as reported by Trinity Mirror, a partner of TV BRICS.Photo: IStock