Iconic Konark horse statue to be shifted for Metro Rail project!

Prameyanews English

Published By : Prameya News Bureau | May 09, 2024 IST

horse statue at Master Canteen

Bhubaneswar, May 9: The iconic warrior horse statue, a replica of the famous Konark Sun Temple sculpture, might be shifted for the proposed Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Project.

According to sources, the state government is planning to relocate the iconic warrior horse statue for construction of metro railway station at Master Canteen. 

Last week, senior officials of Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC), Bhubaneswar Metro Rail Project, Bhubaneswar Smart City, GAIL, BMC and TPCODL had conducted a survey in Janpath for the proposted project of the Odisha government to kick start from June.

A senior official of the Bhubaneswar Smart City Limited said the necessary action will be taken during implementation of the project, nothing can be said now.

There are high chances that the statue may get damaged if relocated, said sculptors.

The 18ftX15ft statue also known as Konark Horse is perhaps the most identifiable symbol of the capital city for the last three decades from 1988, when it was installed in the heart of Bhubaneswar.

Eminent sculptor Padma Vibhushan late Raghunath Mohapatra had created it in Khandolite stone as state emblem.

News7 Is Now On WhatsApp Join And Get Latest News Updates Delivered To You Via WhatsApp

You Might Also Like

More From Related News
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen
horse statue at Master Canteen

Copyright © 2024 - Summa Real Media Private Limited. All Rights Reserved.