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'Statue of Equality': 19-foot Ambedkar Statue Unveiled in USA's Maryland

It has been made by renowned artist and sculptor Ram Sutar, who built the statue of Sardar Patel in Ahmedabad.

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The “largest” statue of BR Ambedkar outside India was unveiled on Saturday, on 14 October in a Maryland suburb in the United States.

More than 500 Indian-Americans from various parts of the United States and some from India and other countries attended the unveiling ceremony of the 19-feet tall 'Statue of Equality,' news agency PTI reported.

The 19-foot statue was made by renowned artist and sculptor Ram Sutar, who also built the statue of Sardar Patel installed in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.

The statue of Ambedkar, the key architect of India's Constitution, is part of the Ambedkar International Center (AIC) being built on 13 acres of land in Accokeek city of Maryland, according to PTI.

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“This is the largest statue of Babasaheb outside India and has been installed as a part of the Ambedkar Memorial being constructed at this center,” said the AIC.

According to the AIC, this memorial will serve to spread Babasaheb’s messages and teachings and showcase a symbol of equality and human rights.

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