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VIDEO: PM Modi unveils 108 feet high bronze statue of Kempegowda, know about the founder of Bengaluru

Bangalore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled a 108-feet high bronze statue of Bengaluru’s founder ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda. Named ‘Statue of Prosperity’ (Statue of Prosperity), this statue has been built in memory of the contribution of the city’s founder Kempegowda in the development of Bengaluru. The statue, weighing around 220 tonnes, has been installed at the Kempegowda International Airport here. The weight of the sword in it is four tons.

News agency ANI has released a video of it, in which PM Modi unveils a 108-foot-tall bronze statue of Bengaluru’s founder ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda and when the door of the ‘Statue of Prosperity’ opens, a grand and huge statue of Kempegowda The idol is seen, in whose hand is a sword.

In fact, the idol of ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda has been prepared by renowned sculptor and Padma Bhushan awardee Ram Vanji Sutar. The carpenters are the ones who have built the ‘Statue of Unity’ in Gujarat and the statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Vidhana Soudha in Bengaluru. Even before its unveiling, the 108-feet tall statue of Kempegowda had found a place in the ‘World Book of Records’. This information was given by Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai and tweeted the certificate saying that it is a matter of pride for us that according to the World Book of Records ‘Statue of Prosperity’ is the first and tallest bronze statue of the founder of a city.

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After all, who is ‘Nadaprabhu’ Kempegowda
According to the news of the Times of India, Nadaprabhu Kempegowda was a ruler of the Vijayanagara Empire. He is also known as the founder of Bangalore in the 16th century. A descendant of the Morasu Gowda dynasty, Kempegowda is considered one of the most educated and successful rulers of his time. He had leadership quality in him since childhood. Kempegowda is said to have ruled the Vijayanagara Empire for about 46 years.

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