In a momentous development for Assam and indeed for the nation, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma has provided an update on the ambitious project to erect the world’s tallest statue of the legendary warrior Bir Lachit Barphukan. The Chief Minister shared that the construction is gaining momentum, marking a significant milestone in the realization of this iconic monument.
Bir Lachit Barphukan, a revered figure in Assam’s history, is known for his unwavering commitment to defending the state against external threats during the Ahom-Mughal wars. The decision to honor his legacy with a monumental statue has been met with enthusiasm and pride by the people of Assam.
“CM Himanta Biswa Sarma expressed his excitement, stating, “The construction of the world’s tallest statue of Bir Lachit Barphukan is gaining momentum. The first dispatch, from Ram Sutar’s Studio in Ghaziabad to Jorhat, has commenced.” This announcement underscores the commitment of the government to preserving and celebrating the rich cultural heritage and historical significance of Assam”.
The dispatch of the first components from Ghaziabad to Jorhat signifies the beginning of the statue’s assembly process. It’s a testament to the collaborative efforts and dedication of all those involved in making this visionary project a reality.