April 17, 2024

BENGALURU EXPRESS

Truth Triumphs

A bronze statue of former PM Rajiv Gandhi will be unveiled at Seshadripuram

Bengaluru, Jan 31: A 15-feet massive statue of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi costing about 1.11 crore will be installed at Seshadripuram.

A bronze statue of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, which is being installed near the Mantri Square metro station, is estimated to cost Rs 1.11 crore.

The new statue is going to replace the existing marble one. The area where statue installed is Called the Subhash Nagar Junction or Rajiv Gandhi square or Swastk, the busy intersection partly falls under the Gandhinagar assembly constituency.

While Subhash Nagar is one among the 25 junctions taken up for development works under the 15th Finance Commission programme, the cost of the seven-metre statue will be met by the BBMP using its own funds.   

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