By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : February 25, 2017, 11:50
Duration : 01:24
PM Modi unveils 112 feet tall Shiva statue in Coimbatore : Watch video
On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, PM Modi unveiled a 112-feet Lord Shiva statue in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore . The statue is consecrated by Isha Foundation founder Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev. The statue and the foundation are located in the foothills of Velliangiri mountains in the Western Ghats. PM Modi lit up the sacred fire to commence the 'Maha Yoga Yagna' across the world, when approximately one million people will take oath to teach a simple form of yoga to at least 100 persons in the coming years. With the venue being on the Western Ghats and close to the mountain ranges in Kerala, additional police personnel were deployed along the state borders to prevent any untoward incident.