The Chief Minister of Karnataka, Basavaraj Bommai, recently announced in Belagavi the construction of a magnificent 108-feet tall statue of the renowned social reformer, Basaveshwara. The statue will be erected on the picturesque banks of the river Ghataprabha in the Belagavi district and is expected to attract tourists from all over the world.
The announcement was made by the Chief Minister during the foundation stone laying ceremony at Shri Basveshwar circle, where he also unveiled plans for several other development projects in Belagavi.
The construction of the statue of Basavanna is a significant step towards promoting the region as a major international tourism destination.
The statue of Basaveshwara will be a magnificent tribute to the great social reformer, who dedicated his life to the upliftment of the oppressed and marginalized sections of society. It will serve as a symbol of his enduring legacy and inspire future generations to follow in his footsteps.