Bhubaneswar, July 30: Bronze statues of Utkal Gourav Madhusudan Das and theater personality Asim Basu were unveiled by Culture Minister Jyoti Prakash Panigrahi through virtual mode today.
“Madhubabu was the great statesman and his role in building the modern Odisha will be remembered forever,” he said at an event organized here at Sanskriti Bhawan.
The statue of Madhu Babu has been installed at Madhu-setu near Bidanasi, Cuttack.
Asim Basu’s statue was installed here in the premises of Rabindra Mandap.
Asim Basu was a great theatre personality and multifarious talent dedicated to art, stage craft, drama and literature, the minister said.