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Updated on: Wednesday, May 29, 2019, 05:01 AM IST

Yogi Adityanath government plans to construct 100-metre grand statue of Lord Ram on the banks of Saryu river, says report

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Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath is planning to construct statute of Lord Ram on the banks of Saryu river in Uttar Pradesh. reports have said. The chief minister of Uttar Pradesh has not revealed details, or time frame related to the project and the proposal is not in the public domain yet, reported India Today.

According to Times Now, the statue of Lord Ram to be built on the Saryu river bank will be more than 100 meters in height. The bronze statue will cost Rs 330 crore and a 36-metre pedestal and a museum have also been planned, India Today reported. It is speculated that Yogi Adityanath is likely to make an announcement.

Earlier in the day, UP BJP chief Mahendra Nath Pandey said that people should wait for Diwali to hear some good news on Ram Mandir.

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Speaking to news agency ANI, he said; “Yogi Adityanath is not just the chief minister but he is also a famous saint. Certainly he must have made some strategy on Ayodhya. Let Diwali come, wait for the good news. If the CM announces the plan, it will be apt”.

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Published on: Friday, November 02, 2018, 08:58 PM IST
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