Bhagat Singh statue to be installed in Parliament

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New Delhi, Mar 5 (UNI) An 18-feet bronze statue of Shahid Bhagat Singh will be installed in Parliament House complex in August this year as a tribute to the great martyr.

Making the announcement in the Lok Sabha, Speaker Somnath Chatterjee said, ''There has been a long pending demand for a statue of Shahid Bhagat Singh to be installed in Parliament House.

The Joint Committee on Installation of Portraits and Statues of national leaders had accepted the proposal.'' Renowned sculptor Ram V Sutar will create the statue and its cost would be borne by the Lok Sabha Secretiariat, he said.

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