Hologram Statue of Netaji
The Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to unveil a hologram statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose near India Gate in Delhi. The statue is to be unveiled on Netaji’s 125th birth anniversary. His birth anniversary falls on January 23rd.
About the statue
The statue is powered by 4k projectors, capable of delivering 30,000 lumens of brightness value. The cost of these projectors is around 15 lakh rupees. Their projection capacity is 13 by 13 feet. The statue is 6 feet wide and 28 feet tall. Apart from projector, the technology also demands a screen. The screen is invisible to the visitors.
What is hologram?
The hologram technology projects an image. The image is projected is such a way that, it looks so realistic. Also, the image appears 3D.
Applications of Hologram
- To make telecommunication calls using 5G
- In the field of education, depicting the working of a machine or a human organ
- In musical shows
- To save victims trapped under collapsed buildings
- In marketing and sales
Netaji’s statue at England’s King place
The hologram statue is to be placed at the spot where once the statue of King George V of England stood. The statue was removed in 1968.
The birth anniversary of Netaji is celebrated as Parakram Divas. It is celebrated on January 23. It was celebrated for the first time in 2021. Netaji birthday is an official holiday in Tripura, Assam, Jharkhand, West Bengal.
Ahead of Republic Day
The entire Rajpath is decorated with Kala Kumbh art. The eternal flame called the Amar Jawan Jyoti is being put out. It is merged with the torch at the National War Memorial. This memorial was created in 2019. Amar Jawan Jyoti was built after Indo – Pakistani War, 1971. It was built to honour the soldiers who lost their lives in the war.