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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unveiled 70-feet tall statue of Lord Gautam Buddha at Rajgir



Bihar CM Nitish Kumar unveiled a 70-feet tall statue of Lord Gautam Buddha at Rajgir: Detail, Features, Highlights

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveiled a 70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha on 25th November 2018 at Rajgir in Nalanda district of the Bihar state. It is the second tallest statue of Lord Buddha in India.

Lord Buddha statue has been installed above 16-metre radius pedestal in the middle of lake Ghora Katora. It has been made from 45,000 cubic foot pink sand stone.

Ghora Katora is a natural lake surrounded by five hills. The area around lake and statue has been developed into a beautiful park from eco-tourism point of view. In this area, no petrol and diesel vehicles will be allowed to ply and only electronic vehicles will be allowed.

Famous Lord Buddha Statue In India

1. Tathagata Tsal: Buddha Park of Ravangla in South Sikkim host the Lord Buddha statue of 39 meters in India, constructed between 2006 and 2013.

2. Dhyana Buddha Statue: Dhyana Buddha statue of 38 meters in sitting posture, situated on the banks of Krishna river of Andhra Pradesh.

3. Great Buddha, Bodhgaya: The Great Buddha Statue is one of the major Buddhist tourist attraction in Bodhgaya with 25 m (82 ft) high in meditation pose. 

4. Standing Buddha: A 24.3 meters high Standing statue of Lord Buddha, located on the premises of Thai Buddha Vihar in Sarnath.

5. Monolith Buddha Statue: The Buddha Statue of Hyderabad (18 meters) stands in the middle of the Hussain Sagar lake and is the world’s tallest monolith statue of Gautama Buddha.



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