Congress chief Rahul Gandhi right now claimed that the Statue of Equality is made in China. Taking a jibe on the authorities’s aatmanirbhar coverage, he requested if ‘New India is China-nirbhar’.
“Statue of Equality is Made in China. ‘New India’ is China-nirbhar,” he posted on Twitter right now.
Statue of Equality is Made in China.
‘New India’ is China-nirbhar?
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) February 9, 2022
Mr Gandhi’s remarks come after media studies claimed that the 216-feet statue of Ramanujacharya in Hyderabad was made by a Chinese company. Reports declare that the contract for the Rs 135 crore statue was awarded to China’s Aerosun Corporation in 2015. It was delivered to India in 1,600 items after which assembled right here over a interval of 15 months.
The statue was inaugurated on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on February 5. The statue, which is among the many tallest metallic statues in sitting place on the planet, is a tribute to the Hindu saint Sri Ramanujacharya.
It is positioned in a 45-acre complicated on the outskirts of Hyderabad. The Rs1,000-crore challenge was funded fully by donations from devotees globally.
Last week, the Congress chief had launched a blistering assault within the Parliament on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s international coverage. He accused the federal government of bringing China and Pakistan collectively.
“The strategic goal of India should have been to keep China and Pakistan separate. But what you have done is to bring them together. Do not underestimate what we are facing. This is a serious threat to India,” he stated.