After giving the gift of the fifth Vande Bharat Express to the country and the first to South India, the PM unveiled a 108 feet high bronze statue of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru city of Karnataka itself.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 108-feet tall bronze statue of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru city of Karnataka after giving the gift of the fifth Vande Bharat Express to the country and the first to South India. On the same day, the Prime Minister gifted two big projects to Karnataka. It is also worth noting here that assembly elections are due in Karnataka next year and BJP is once again trying to repeat the power here.
Earlier in the morning, Prime Minister Maranda Modi flagged off South India’s first Vande Bharat Express in Bengaluru. The formal operation of this expression will be done between Mysore to Chennai from Saturday. It is the 5th Vande Bharat Express in the country. Hours later, PM Modi unveiled a 108-feet tall bronze statue of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru city. A video tweeted by the Karnataka unit of BJP shows PM Modi unveiling the statue. Karnataka Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai was seen standing next to him. Kempegowda is considered the “founder” of Bengaluru.
It is important to know here that according to the Statue of Prosperity World Book of Records, this is the first and tallest bronze statue of the founder of a city.
Kempegowda Was The Head Of The Vijayanagara Empire
Nadaprabhu Kempegowda is known as the head of the Vijayanagara Empire. Kempegowda thought of building the city of Bangalore in the 16th century. If we look at history, he is known as the most famous and educated ruler of his time. Kempegowda showed leadership since childhood when he studied in a gurukul in Aivarukandapura (Aigondapura), a village near Hesaraghatta. In 1513, he succeeded his father as the chief.
Forward In The Upliftment Of Women
Kampegowda did many social works during his rule. He prohibited the practice of cutting off the last two fingers of unmarried women during the captive Devaru of the people of Morasu Gowda.