Andhra Pradesh: CM YS Jagan Mohan Reddy to unveil 125 feet Bronze statue of Dr. BR Ambedkar at Swaraj Maidan in Vijayawada
In Andhra Pradesh, Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy will unveil the 125 feet Bronze statue of Dr BR Ambedkar at Swaraj Maidan in Vijayawada. Termed as “Statue of Social Justice”, it pays tribute to the contributions of DR BR Ambedkar and seeks to inspire future generations for an egalitarian society.
Akashvani Correspondent reports that inspired from the Kalachkara Mahamandap of Buddhist architecture, the 125 feet Bronze statue of Dr BR Ambedkar stands on a pedestal of 81 feet taking the total height to 206 ft.
Built at the cost of 400 crores in about 18 acres, the Swaraj Maida also houses Dr BR Ambedkar Chaitya Museum, a convention centre, a colonnade with mural art works of life events of BR Ambedkar along with a musical fountain and a garden.
The Statue of Social Justice is a tribute to the contributions of Babasaheb who was a crusader for social justice. With the inauguration slated today, the city of Vijayawada is bearing a festive look with all the roads leading to Ambedkar Smriti Vanam.