IN PHOTOS | World's tallest Ambedkar statue unveiled in AP's Vijayawada

The 125-feet statue project incurred ₹404.35 crore and is spread over 18.81 acres.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy unveiled the tallest statue of Dr BR Ambedkar in Vijayawada on January 19, 2024.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy unveiled the tallest statue of Dr BR Ambedkar in Vijayawada on January 19, 2024.(Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)
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Described as the symbol of social justice, the statue has been installed at Swaraj Maidan, located in the heart of the city.
Described as the symbol of social justice, the statue has been installed at Swaraj Maidan, located in the heart of the city.(Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)
Standing at 206 feet, it is one of the tallest non-religious statues in the country.
Standing at 206 feet, it is one of the tallest non-religious statues in the country.(Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)
The project began on December 21, 2021
and is entirely ‘Made in India’.
The project began on December 21, 2021 and is entirely ‘Made in India’.(Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)
Around 400 tonnes of steel went into making the statue.
Around 400 tonnes of steel went into making the statue.(Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)
Fireworks and drone show captured the attention of the crowd who gathered to witness the unveiling ceremony.
Fireworks and drone show captured the attention of the crowd who gathered to witness the unveiling ceremony.(Photo | Prasant Madugula, EPS)

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