A infografia mostra onde a estátua será construída, com detalhes sobre o custo e quem foi o monarca guerreiro Marajá Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj que a estátua pretende celebrar.


Mumbai projeta a maior estátua do mundo

July 13, 2018 - O projeto para erigir a maior estátua do mundo em Mumbai, uma efíge
de $500m de Shivaji, está sob fogo de milhões de indianos que vivem na miséria.

Wikipedia – The Shiv Smarak or Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Memorial is a monument under construction to honor the 17th century Indian warrior king and founder of the Maratha Empire, Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj.

The statue is to be located in the Arabian Sea, near the coast of Mumbai, in the Indian state of Maharashtra. The statue will be orientated to face Mumbai, on a manmade island and will stand 210m tall, and be the world's tallest statue when completed.

The project area encompasses over 16 hectares will include a theatre, food court, and library. It is due to be finished in 2021.

The foundation stone of the $500m+ statue was laid by Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi on December 24, 2016.

PUBLISHED: 13/07/2018; STORY: Graphic News; PICTURES: Handouts