Guwahati News Desk: Prime Minister Narendra Modi marking the 151st birth anniversary of Jain monk Acharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj, unveils the 151-inch-tall ‘Statue of Peace’ at Pali district in Rajasthan via video-conferencing today.
The statue was made of ‘Ashtadhatu’, containing eight metals with copper. The statue was installed at the Vijay Vallabh Sadhana Kendra at Jetpura.
Vijay Vallabh Sadhana who was born in 1870 dedicated his life for the welfare of the people, the spread of education and standing against the social evil mind. The saint also inspired the masses with its literature works like poetry, essays, stavans and devotional hymns.
Prime Minister announced that with his inspiration, more than 50 education institutions of eminence are operating across the state which including schools, colleges and study centres.