A symbol of oneness in diversity.
It was a holistic approach to have such a symbolic statue near the Narmada River. Remembering our leaders who made countless sacrifices for the sake of the country is not a crime. Every nation gives respect to its leaders in different ways and this is not unique to India. I am sure that many will flock to India to see the tallest statue in the world. The statue is supposed to attract thousands of tourists daily. But foreigners are afraid to come to India as they hear it is unsafe and dangerous, especially for women. Reports say that the statue is situated in a remote corner. The government should address basic problems such as how to get there easily and how to make public spaces safer.
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January Second 2019