Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Hyderabad on Saturday. Firstly, he will participate in the 50th Anniversary celebrations of International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT). Thereafter, dedicate the ‘Statue of Equality’ to the nation. This is at Munichintal near Shamshabad.
The Prime Minister will kick-start the 50th anniversary celebrations at the ICRISAT campus in Patancheru at around 2.45 PM. Later at 5.00 PM, he will dedicate the ‘Statue of Equality’ to the nation.
The ‘Statue of Equality’ is 216- feet tall. It commemorates the 11th century Bhakti Saint Sri Ramanajacharya. Ramanujacharya promoted the idea of equality in all aspects of living including faith, caste and creed. This statue is made of ‘Panchaloha’- a combination of five metals. It is one among the tallest metallic statues in sitting position in the world.