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Statue of which King was unveiled during the PrimeMinister Narendra Modi's State Visit to Tripura?
Durga Manikya
Rajdhar Manikya
Kirit Bikram Kishore
Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya

Correct Answer : Option (D) - Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya

During the visit of PM Modi to Agartala he unveiled the statue of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya at the Maharaja Bir Bikram Airport, Agartala. It was part of the union government policy to honour the heroes of India.Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya is considered as father of modern architecture in Tripura. He did the entire planning of present-day Tripura during his rule. He planned the capital city Agartala also.Statue was built by faculty and students of Tripura government's Art and craft college. It costs Rs.5 lakh for the Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya statue.

Published On : July 11, 2021