Maharashtra Govt Adds 18m to Shivaji statue, to be World’s Tallest at 210m

The 210-metre-high statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has received environmental clearance, making it the world’s tallest statue, once built. the Maharashtra government plans to build it in the sea off the Mumbai coast.

The Maharashtra Coastal Zone Management Authority (MCZMA) approved the government’s application to increase the height from the earlier proposed 192 metres. Currently, the Spring Temple Buddha statue, which stands at 208 metres in China, is the world’s tallest statue.
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  • Devendra Fadnavis is the CM of Maharashtra.
  • Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao is the Governor of Maharashtra.
Source- Hindustan Times