Bhopal is thought for its beautiful arts and crafts because it portrays its wealthy traditions and tradition. The sculptures of Bhagwan Ram and Mata Kaushalya for Ram Van Gaman Path in Chhattisgarh have been ready in Madhya Pradesh’s State capital Bhopal.
A crew of 10 sculptors have ready the three idols within the Ratibad space of town. It is made of Gwalior sandstone. Of these three idols, one is of Mata Kaushalya holding Bhagwan Ram in her lap and the remaining two are of Bhagwan Ram. One idol has been despatched to Chhattisgarh whereas the opposite two can be despatched quickly.
Speaking to the media, sculptor Pankaj Sharoj stated, “The work of the sculptures has been completed and they will be sent to Chhattisgarh soon. Height of the idol of Lord Ram is 25 feet while the height of the idol of Mata Kaushalya is 15 feet. These idols have been made from Gwalior sandstone, its specialty is that the work is done quickly on it and it has a yellow colour tone.”
Sharoj additional stated that it took round three months to construct these two idols. The 25-feet excessive statue of Bhagwan Ram weighs about 25 tonnes whereas Mata Kaushalya idol is round 20 tonnes.
Notably, the Chhattisgarh Government has been establishing Ram Van Gaman Path for the aim of conserving and beautifying the cultural heritage, traditions and relics of the Ramayana interval in Chhattisgarh. The work of infrastructure growth, restoration, and beautification is being executed at 9 locations below ‘Ram Van Gaman tourism circuit’.
Earlier, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel stated, “The aim of Ram Van Gaman tourism circuit is to preserve the memories linked to Bhagwan Ram’s stay in the State during his 14 years of exile from Ayodhya. When it comes to places of religious significance, Chhattisgarh has a long list to offer to tourists.”
(with inputs from ANI)