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About Buddha Statue of Hyderabad

The Buddha Statue of Hyderabad is a monolith positioned in India. It is the sector's tallest monolith of Gautama Buddha. Hyderabad is the capital of the kingdom of Telangana. Between 1983 and 1989, N. T. Rama Rao served because the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh. During his tenure, he spent huge sums to erect numerous statues of human beings from the place's political and non secular history. During his way to New York, he saw the Statue of Liberty and was inspired by the efforts to repair it. He stated "I wanted some thing like that superb vicinity to visit.

That would have been my contribution to society." Rama Rao chose to depict Gautama Buddha due to the fact "he became a humanitarian who advised the whole fact to the humans. It is our satisfaction." After a long seek, he found a strong white granite rock near Raigiri, Bhongir on a mountainside 46 km out of doors Hyderabad. In October 1985 NTR inaugurated work on structure.

For over a year, loads of labourers helped the temple architect and builder S. M. Ganapathi Sthapati create the statue. After 5 years and the expenditure of US$3 million, the statue stood at 58 toes and weighed 350 tons, making it the arena's tallest monolithic statue of the Buddha. A concrete platform measuring 15 ft, now known as the "Rock of Gibraltar," turned into constructed within the middle of Hussain Sagar to useful resource in erecting the statue. The roads of the city had been additionally widened for this reason.

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