Gujarat: Metal cactus being prepared to adorn ‘Cactus Garden’ at Statue of Unity
13, Oct 2019, 3:19 PM IST
Vadodara: In a bid to attract more visitors, the fine art faculty of Maharaja Sayajirao is preparing unique and colourful art pieces of iron cactus for the Cactus Garden which is in the vicinity of the Statue of Unity. The state government, along with the centre, is trying to get maximum footfall at the monument.
"The monument has become famous internationally. A cactus garden is being prepared here for which we are designing a variety of iron cactuses. The government has invited faculty of fine arts to portray our art pieces there. We will be placing these cactuses on a wall of around 8,000 square feet in the garden," said Jayanti L Rabadia, professor of fine arts faculty. Painting cut-outs of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will also be installed in the garden among other art pieces.