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Statue of Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be installed in Bihar


ANIMESH SRIVASTAVA 25/12/2018 12:44 PM
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New Delhi, Dec 25: On the 94th birth anniversary of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that his government will install a statue of the former prime minister in Patna.


The details about the height and cost of the statues were not disclosed, but Kumar said that a decision on the location will be taken soon.


Earlier today, a memorial of the former prime minister, Sadaiv Atal was dedicated to the nation. President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and  Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu were among the dignitaries who paid floral tributes to the former PM. The memorial is built near the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal where his mortal remains were cremated on August 17.


Earlier today, Sadaiv Atal, a memorial of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, was dedicated to the nation. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were among the dignitaries who paid floral tributes to the former statesman at the memorial built near the Rashtriya Smriti Sthal, where his mortal remains were consigned to flames on August 17. The memorial will be managed by a trust headed by Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.


PM Modi tweeted, “Tributes to Atal Ji on his Jayanti. We reiterate our commitment towards creating the India he dreamt of.” 

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