A jeweller from Gujarat’s Surat metropolis has carved a bust of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, weighing 156 gm in 18-carat gold to commemorate the Bharatiya Janata Party’s landslide victory within the not too long ago held state Assembly election.
As the BJP gained 156 out of 182 seats within the polls held in December final 12 months, the burden of the prime minister’s gold bust was stored at 156 gm, stated Basant Bohra, proprietor of the jewellery-making agency, Radhika Chains.
The bust has change into an instantaneous hit among the many plenty and plenty of are keen on buying it, however the jeweller has not determined to promote his creation as but.
“I’m a fan of Narendra Modi and wished to make one thing as a tribute to him. It took round three months for practically 20 artisans to make this bust at our manufacturing facility. I’m glad with the ultimate end result. There is not any price ticket as a result of it isn’t on the market as of now,” stated Mr Bohra, a local of Rajasthan who settled in Surat for 20 years.
Gold price Rs 11 lakh has been used to make the bust, he stated.
Earlier, Mr Bohra had made a gold reproduction of the Statue of Unity, which he had later bought.
Though the bust was prepared by December, it had weighed little greater than 156 gm, however on studying that the BJP had bagged 156 seats, the artisans made some adjustments to convey the burden down, the jeweller stated.
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