Kavaratti island of Lakshdweep will now be able to boast of a public statue on it’s soil. That, the statue pertains to one of father of nation is a matter of enhanced feeling of honour.
Defence Minister Rajnath Singh is going to unveil the 6 feet bronze statue made by artists from Andhra based Shri Saibaba Mega Shilsala made within 15 days at the cost of Rs.8.2 lacs.
The Lakshdweep Administration has organised three day fest for celebrating the event which will end on Sunday with the dedication of the statue to the nation. The festivities has attracted many tourists, the administration informed.