On the 132nd birth anniversary of Dr BR Ambedkar, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao today unveiled the 125-ft tall bronze statue of the architect of the Indian Constitution in Hyderabad. The statue is India’s tallest statue of Ambedkar.
The unveiling ceremony was held on a grand scale with arrangements in place to ensure that over 35,000 people from all 119 constituencies attended it. As many as 750 state-run Road Transport Corporation buses were being operated for the public.
The statue stands next to the State Secretariat on the banks of Hyderabad’s famous Hussain Sagar lake.