The long pending demand of installation of the life size Bronze Sculpture of Bharat Ratna Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar is getting momentum and tenders have been floated for the same. So in the next 4 months we could see the same installed in all its glory in the premises of the City corporation.
The total cost for the making and erecting Bronze Sculpture of Bharat Ratna Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar is estimated to be Rs.28,78,000 and another Rs. 8,39,094 for the pedestal on which the same would be installed.
It may be recalled that at the maiden general body meeting of the Belgaum city corporation, it was unanimously decided to install a life-size statue of Bharat Ratna recipient Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in a mini-garden on the premises of the new building of the BCC. Mr. Sait (Belgaum North) and Sambhaji L. Patil, MLA (Belgaum South) announced a contribution of Rs.10 lakh each under the MLA Local Area Development Fund, while the BCC would also provide money for the project.