PM Modi to inaugurate Kerala’s tallest Hanuman statue in Thrissur via online

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Thrissur: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will inaugurate Kerala's tallest single-stone Hanuman statue via online. The statue is located at Seetharama Swamy temple in Poonkunnam, Thrissur.

The inauguration of the 55-feet hgh statue is scheduled to take place at 6 pm. Following which, the prime minister will also inaugurate three shrines covered with gold, which were built at a cost of Rs 12 crore.

The cost of gold plating was borne by Kalyan Jewellers MD TS Kalyanaraman, who is also a member of the temple trust board. The statue was crafted by sculptor Subrahmania Achary, hailing from Allagadda, Nadyal in Andhra Pradesh.

Meanwhile, a laser show depicting various scenes from the ‘Ramayana’ will also be arranged on Tuesday. The combined cost of the statue and the laser show is likely to be around Rs 2.5 crore.

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