The statue of Kodandarama, gifted to Prime Minister Narendra Modi by UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, has a Karnataka connection. The statue was presented to the PM on his arrival for the Bhoomi Pooja of the Ram Mandir on Wednesday.
On his Twitter handle, Bengaluru Central MP PC Mohan mentioned that the statue was designed by Ramamurthy of Kengeri in Bengaluru. In his tweet, the MP shared the photo of the UP Chief Minister presenting the statue to the PM, as well as the picture of its creator.
ಮಾ. ಪಿಎಂ ಶ್ರೀ ನರೇಂದ್ರ ಮೋದಿ ಜಿ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಕರ್ನಾಟಕದಿಂದ ರವಾನೆಯಾಗಿದ್ದ ಶ್ರೀ ಕೋದಂಡರಾಮನ ಪ್ರತಿಮೆಯನ್ನು ಇಂದು ಉಡುಗೊರೆಯಾಗಿ ನೀಡಲಾಗಿದೆ. ಕೆಂಗೇರಿಯ ರಾಮಮೂರ್ತಿ ಈ ಪ್ರತಿಮೆಯನ್ನು ವಿನ್ಯಾಸಗೊಳಿಸಿದ್ದಾರೆ. ಇಂದು ನಡೆದ ಕಾರ್ಯಕ್ರಮದಲ್ಲಿ ಗಣ್ಯರಿಗೆ ಉಡುಗೊರೆಯಾಗಿ ಈ ಪ್ರತಿಮೆಯನ್ನು ನೀಡಲಾಗಿದೆ. #JaiShreeRam #RamMandirAyodhya pic.twitter.com/jrMgpxfQfY— P C Mohan (@PCMohanMP) August 5, 2020
“The statue of Sri Kodandarama was shipped from Karnataka and gifted today to Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji. The statue was designed by Ramamurthy of Kengeri,” said the MP’s tweet.
A blessed day in Ayodhya.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 5, 2020
This day will remain etched in the memory of every Indian.
May the blessings of Bhagwan Shree Ram always be upon us. May India scale new heights of progress. May every Indian be healthy and prosperous. @ShriRamTeerth pic.twitter.com/4JbHYcTv0b