PM Modi To Unveil The ‘Statue of Equality’ In Hyderabad Today 

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New Delhi: PM Narendra Modi will unveil the statue of 11th century social reformer and saint, Ramanujacharya in Hyderabad on Saturday. 

Reportedly, the statue billed as the world`s second-largest statue in a sitting position is situated at a 45-acre complex area on the outskirts of the city. 

According to the PMO, the statue is made of ‘panchaloha’, a combination of five metals: gold, silver, copper, brass, and zinc and is among one of the tallest metallic statues in sitting position, in the world. 

“It is mounted on a 54-ft high base building, named ‘Bhadra Vedi’, has floors devoted for a Vedic digital library and research centre, ancient Indian texts, a theatre, an educational gallery detailing many works of Sri Ramanujacharya. The statue has been conceptualised by Sri Chinna Jeeyar Swami of Sri Ramanujacharya Ashram,” the PMO said in a release. 

On the other hand, President Ram Nath Kovind will unveil the inner chamber`s golden statue of Ramanuja, weighing 120 kg, on February 13. 

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