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4000 kg sword to adorn Kempegowda statue arrives in B’luru - 1 min read

Kempegowda statue, Bengaluru
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Bengaluru: The construction work of 108-feet tall Kempegowda statue in the premises of the Bengaluru International airport is expedited with the arrival of 4,000kg of sword which is going to be fixed to the statue.

The statue is coming up in the 23-acre heritage park which is being developed in the premises of the airport named after the founder of Bengaluru City Kempegowda.

It is being planned to project the statue as the major attraction of the airport. The passengers who will arrive and depart from Bengaluru will have the experience of witnessing the “architectural marvel”. The sword arrived in a special truck from New Delhi to Bengaluru on Monday May 2.

C. N. Ashwath Narayan, Minister for Higher Education welcomed the sword and participated in the worshipping programme.

The statue is being built at a cost of Rs. 85 Crore. Padmabhushan awardee architect from Noida, Ram Wanar Ji Sutar is In-Charge of erecting the statue.

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