India To Have Its Own Mount Rushmore With Sculptures Of State Heroes In Maharashtra

by Suchismita Pal
India To Have Its Own Mount Rushmore With Sculptures Of State Heroes In Maharashtra

Could not travel to the United States yet to witness the magnificence of Mount Rushmore? Worry not, India will have its own version of the mountain soon. And it will be a tribute to the historic heroes of India. Mount Rushmore is located in South Dakota’s Black Hills Region in the US and it has sculptures of Abraham Lincoln, George Washington, Theodore Roosevelt and Thomas Jefferson carved out of the mountain. The Maharashtra State Road Development Corporation is now mulling over creating India’s own version of Mount Rushmore with the prominent heroes of the country.

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The Site Will Also Offer Recreational Activities

According to a report by The Indian Express, the road development corporation has floated a tender for making a detailed plan of the striking project. The authority is working on finalising the location too. Also, not only will the location be a memorial for the Indian heroes, but it will also offer a plethora of recreational activities in the form of cultural tourism, adventure activities, ecotourism and more. The site also aims to promote the rich tradition and culture of the state.

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Maharashtra is a treasure trove with lush green hill stations, stunning beaches and scenic villages. The mountain will be an addition to the many attractions in the state. On that note, here are 5 Amazing Offerings By Maharashtra Tourism For The Post-Pandemic World.