US welcomes nation's tallest statue of Hindu deity Hanuman in Delaware

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Published on June 16, 2020 - Duration: 02:38s

US welcomes nation's tallest statue of Hindu deity Hanuman in Delaware

The United States got its tallest Lord Hanuman statue, built in Delaware.

The 25-feet tall statue, weighs around 45 tonnes and costs more than $100,000 for construction and logistics.

It has been carved from a solid block of black granite.

The statue has been handcrafted by a number of artisans and took more than a year to complete.

President of Hindu Temple of Delaware Association, Patibanda Sarma said, "Earlier, we thought installation ceremony to perform next year due to COVID-19 but then we did it this year so that the almighty help us to get through this pandemic."

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