40-ft Gandhi statue unveiled

40-ft Gandhi statue unveiled
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Andhra Pradesh Nataka Akademi chairman Gummadi Gopalakrishna and Deputy Mayor Gogula Venkata Ramana were also present Earlier, the dignitaries inaugurated the photo exhibition on the life of Mahatma Gandhi and a sand sculpture of Gandhi

Vijayawada: A 40-foot Gandhiji statue which was installed on the premises of the Ghantasala Venkateswara Rao Government Music College by the Andhra Pradesh Creativity and Culture Commission was unveiled by Minister for Water Resources Devineni Umamaheswara Rao, Deputy Speaker Mandali Buddha Prasad, MP Kesineni Srinivas, Vijayawada Central MLA Bonda Umamaheswara Rao and Tourism department secretary Mukhesh Kumar Meena here on Tuesday in connection with the celebrations of the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi.

Andhra Pradesh Nataka Akademi chairman Gummadi Gopalakrishna and Deputy Mayor Gogula Venkata Ramana were also present. Earlier, the dignitaries inaugurated the photo exhibition on the life of Mahatma Gandhi and a sand sculpture of Gandhi.

About 2,000 students participated in the programme that includes painting competition. Andhra Pradesh Shilparamam organised an exhibition of handicrafts and handlooms.

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