Using 150 tonnes of metal scrap and industrial waste, artists have created smaller replicas of some of the world’s well-known monuments at the Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van
Arun Kumar | March 18, 2019 | Delhi
Using 150 tonnes of metal scrap and industrial waste, artists have created smaller replicas of some of the world’s well-known monuments at the Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van in Sarai Kale Khan, New Delhi. The Rs 7.5 crore project was undertaken by the South Delhi municipal corporation. After sundown, in the golden-orange light from the sodium lamps, the metal structures light up to hold visitors in thrall. Seen here is a 20-foot high Taj Mahal of scrap.
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