70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha unveiled at Rajgir in Nalanda district

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar unveiled a 70-feet tall statue of Lord Buddha at Rajgir in Nalanda district of the state. It is the second tallest statue of Buddha in the country.

The statue has been installed above 16-metre radius pedestal in the middle of lake Ghora Katora. It has been made from 45,000 cubic foot pink sandstone. Ghora Katora is the natural lake surrounded by five hills.

The area around lake and statue has been developed into a beautiful park from eco-tourism point of view. In this area, no petrol and diesel vehicles will be allowed to ply and only electronic vehicles will be allowed.

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