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TOP 10 Unknown FACTS ABOUT THE NETAJI SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE STATUE AT INDIA GATE
  • A 100-ft-long truck with 140 wheels was specially designed for this giant granite stone to travel 1,665 km from Khammam in Telangana to New Delhi.
  • The statue is completely “hand sculpted using traditional techniques and modern tools”.
  • The team of sculptors was led by Arun Yogiraj.
  • The statue is being installed at the same place where a ‘hologram statue’ of Netaji was unveiled earlier this year on Parakram Diwas (January 23) by the prime minister to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Bose.
  • The prime minister had on January 21 assured that a grand statue of Netaji made of granite will be installed at India Gate as a symbol of the nation’s “indebtedness” to him.
  • The PM Modi’s arrival for unveiling of the statue will be heralded with traditional Manipuri Shankh Vadayam and Kerala’s traditional Panch Vadayam and Chanda.
  • The unveiling of the statue of Netaji would be accompanied to the tune of Kadam Kadam Badhayeja, the traditional INA song.
  • A special 10-minute drone show on Netaji’s life would be projected at India Gate at 8 pm on September 9, 10 and 11 along with other cultural events. Both the cultural festival and the drone show would be open to the public with free entry.


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