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Another Architectural Marvel: India Set to Get World’s Biggest Shiva Statue

Author : Odisha Today Bureau | Posted on: 2019-06-01

India is all set to get another really tall statue, after Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s Statue of Unity.

 

Rajasthan will soon see the inauguration of another mammoth sculpture – that of Lord Shiva.

 

The statue stands at 351 feet and has 3 viewing galleries at 20 feet, 110 feet and 270 feet connected by elevators. The shoulder of Lord Shiva stands at 260 feet while His trident will rise up to 315 feet.


 

The construction of the statue of Shiva is in the final stage with nearly 750 workers working on it project and is likely to be completed by August.

 

As per sources confirm, the statue is being constructed at Ganesh Tekri in Rajasthan’s Nathdwara, the landmark monument is being built with 2,500 tonnes of refined steel.


 


Photos being shared on Twitter show that the face of the statue has already been painted in hues of red, while work has reportedly started on the chest, arms and lower limbs of the statue.

 

According to the Miraj Group, which is constructing the massive sculpture, the Shiva statue is being “glazed by high-quality copper, holding a zinc-built pedestal on which the entire statue sits.”




After completion, the Statue of Belief is expected to be the 4th tallest statue in the world after the Statue of Unity, Spring Temple Buddha and Laykyun Setkyar.

 

Notably, the Miraj Group, which is helming the project, has written in its website that the construction of the statue began on April 17, 2013.


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