PM Modi unveiled 108-feet statue of Lord Hanuman at Morbi in Gujarat

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On the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 108-feet statue of Lord Hanuman in Morbi, Gujarat.

  • It has been set up in the west, at the Ashram of Bapu Keshvanand ji in Morbi. 

  • The statue is the second of the four statues being built in the four directions across the country, as part of the ‘Hanumanji Char Dham’ project. 

  • The first statue of the series was set up in north India in Shimla in 2010. 

  • The work on the third statue, in the south at Rameswaram has started.

  • The festival of Hanuman Jayanti is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of the Hindu god Hanuman  by the devotees.

  • This year the festival has been celebrated on 16 april.

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