For many, the name Sachin Tendulkar spells God. Many more worship him, dedicating pandals and creating larger than life size statues. But the greatest run-scorer in cricket has revealed that he is a mere mortal, who makes mistakes.
A statue of Mahatma Gandhi, estimated to cost around 1 million pounds and slated to be unveiled at Parliament Square here early next year, is nearing completion, the charity leading the campaign has confirmed.
Amid criticism that the full-size bronze statue of former Kerala chief minister K Karunakaran, unveiled by President Pranab Mukherjee here recently, failed to depict the true profile of the late Congress veteran, the artist who made it has decided to re-do the face of the structure.
In the backdrop of Narendra Modi`s recent announcement of installing a huge statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Saturday unveiled a big statue of Patel here.
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday announced a nation-wide campaign to collect small pieces of iron from farmers for using it to build the proposed `Statue of Unity` in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.