India’s warrior king Shivaji statue to rival Statue of Liberty

India plans huge ‘liberty’ statue Prachi Pinglay BBCNews 6/3/08

“The statue will be of the Maratha warrior king Shivaji, considered a hero in Maharashtra for his defiance of Mughal and British forces… Vishal Dhage, a state government official, said the statue would be about the same height as the Statue of Liberty – which, with plinth included, stands at 305ft (92.69m).”

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