Labourers and Retirees

Triumph of labour
Triumph of labour

Triumph for labourers. Relaxation for retirees.

The iconic statue on the marina was sculpted by the legendary Debi Prasad Roy Choudhury, former principal of Government College of Fine Arts,Chennai and founder president of Lalit Kala Academy.The statue commemorates the May 1923 meeting of workers held to assert their rights. The statue was inaugurated in 1959 by the then Governor Bishunram Medhi.


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