Washington, October 15 (HS). The tallest statue of India’s Constitution maker Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar (Statue of Equality) was formally unveiled in Maryland city of America. More than 500 Indian-Americans from different parts of the US, India and many people from other countries attended the unveiling ceremony of this 19 feet high statue. All these people also raised slogans of Jai Bhim. This information has been given in media reports.
According to media reports, this statue has been made by the famous sculptor Ram Sutar who created the Statue of Unity of Sardar Patel. The Statue of Unity is installed on an island in the Narmada downstream of the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat, India. The enthusiasm of the participants attending the unveiling ceremony of the Statue of Equality did not diminish even after heavy rain and drizzle. Many people traveled for about 10 hours to be a part of this historic event.
After the unveiling ceremony of the statue, Indian-Americans from different parts of the country also gave a cultural presentation. Dilip Mhaske, who attended the ceremony, said the Statue of Equality will represent 1.4 billion Indians and 4.5 million Indian Americans. It is noteworthy that Dilip Mhaske leads the Ambedkarite movement in America.
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