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On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a replica of the Ashoka Pillar installed on the roof of the new Parliament House. There is also controversy about this. However, Lakshman Vyas of Rajasthan, the sculptor who installed it, says that this replica is similar to the Ashoka Pillar kept at Sarnath. In an exclusive conversation with Amar Ujala, he also tells how challenging it was to set up this replica. Then the temperature in Delhi was between 45 and 50 degrees. Many of his comrades also fell ill, but the passion for the national symbol was such that his comrades completed this task in the stipulated time. Know, some interesting things related to this replica and the process of installing it…
Laxman Vyas says that I got the task of making the replica from Tata Projects Limited. This design is not mine. I got the design from an artist from Tata. We were given the task of installing the statue there by metal casting. About 40 people made it together. It took five months. Its weight is 9620 kg.