356 - Controversy Hovers over World’s Tallest Statue

This week's English News Weekly podcast reports on the unveiling of the world's tallest statue in northern India. The 182m giant commemorates one of India's independence leaders and is an incredible 50 metres taller than the next highest statue. The Statue of Unity is the newest in a seemingly competitive building race involving China and India over who can build the world's tallest statue. What is the response to the statue? Are all Indians pleased to have the world's tallest statue?
English News Weekly will try to explain all... (PDF)

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