Dedicated to Thiruvalluvar, one of the most prominent Tamil poets and philosophers, the Thiruvalluvar Statue, or the Valluvar Statue, is a 133 feet tall stone sculpture, located on a small island, near the town of Kanyakumari on the southernmost point of the Indian peninsula.
Sculpted by the Indian sculptor V. Ganapati Sthapati, the statue was unveiled on the millennium day of 1 January 2000 by the then Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi. Currently, the 25th tallest statue in India, the sculpture is standing on a 38 feet high pedestal.
The foundation stone for the statue was laid down on 15 April 1979 by the then Prime Minister Morarji Desai, in the presence of the then Chief Minister, M. G. Ramachandran.
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