Statue fever shows no sign of dissipating. Almost a month after Modi inaugurated the 182-metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the UP government plans to unveil a 221-metre bronze statue of Ram in Ayodhya.

Source: News18

According to News18, the statue itself will be 151-metres tall, and will be put on a 50-metre high pedestal. 

The structure will also have a head cover (chhatra) that will be another 20 metres, taking the total height to 221 metres, according to Uttar Pradesh Principal Secretary (Information) Avanish Awasthi.

Source: Indianexpress

Five firms shortlisted for the project construction gave presentations before UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath recently. They also plan to build a guest house and beautify the ghats. Soil testing is underway for the statue's construction.