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President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated Eastern India's Tallest Shiva Statue in Howrah

Eastern India's Tallest Shiva Statue in Howrah, Bangeshwar Mahadev Temple of Salkia Howrah, 51-feet tall Shiva idol in Howrah, Seth Banshidhar Jalan Smriti Mandir at Bandha Ghat, Golabari, Salkia, Howrah, East India's Tallest Shiva Idol (Statue / Murti) in Howrah inaugurated by Indian President Pranab Mukherjee.

On 13th December 2015 (Sunday), Honorable President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated 51-feet tall Lord Shiva Idol at Bangeshwar Mahadev Temple of Salkia (Howrah) in the presence of Governor of West Bengal. This 51-feet tall Shiva Statue, perhaps the Tallest Shiva Murti of Eastern India, is a standing Shiva Idol having 5 heads (Panchamukhi).

Few details about Eastern India's Tallest Shiva Idol -
Name of Shiva Statue - This Lord Shiva Murti is known as 'Bangeshwar Mahadev'. Thus, people also called this Mandir as 'Bangeshwar Mahadev Temple' in Salkia (Howrah).

Height of Bangeshwar Mahadev - 51 feet tall Bangeshwar Mahadev. Thus, it's stated Tallest Shiva Idol of Eastern India.

Weight of Bangeshwar Mahadev - Approximately 3 tonnes in weight.

Bangeshwar Mahadev is made of Fibre glass, cement & RCC (Concrete Cement) and tool around 6-months to construct.

Where is Bangeshwar Mahadev in Howrah? Location of Eastern India's Tallest Shiva Idol - Bangeshwar Mahadev is situated on Salkia School Road in Howrah right on the banks of River Ganga (Hooghly River). Eastern India's tallest Shiva statue is situated inside Seth Banshidhar Jalan Smriti Mandir (Naya Mandir), which is near to Bandhaghat (Badha Ghat) of Salkia area in Howrah.

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Indian Presidential Election 2012 – Dates & Candidate Details of President Poll 2012

candidates of Indian President election 2012, nominations for Indian Presidential Election 2012, President Poll of India 2012 Nominations Candidates, Indian Presidential election poll vote 2012 date schedule, result of Indian Presidential election 2012.
Time has come to elect the 13th President of India in 2012 Presidential Election because the period of present President Smt. Pratibha Patil is going to end in July 2012. Election Commission on Tuesday (12th June 2012) has announced the schedule of Indian Presidential election 2012. The Indian Presidential Election 2012 will be held on 19th July 2012 & the Indian Presidential Poll votes counting will be done on 22nd July 2012.

Indian Presidential Election 2012 Date Schedule
  • Last date of submission of nomination for Indian Presidential Election 2012 is 30th June 2012.
  • Scrutiny of Nominations for Presidential Poll of India 2012 is on 2nd July 2012.
  • Last date of withdrawal of nomination from Indian Presidential Election 2012 is 4th July 2012.
  • Date of Indian President Election 2012 is on 19th July 2012 [if necessary].
  • Vote counting date of Indian President Election 2012 is on 22nd July 2012.
UPA Government presented two names for the upcoming Presidential Election of India 2012 to their alliance parties. The two likely nominees for Indian President 2012 of UPA (Congress) Government were Finance Minister of India Pranab Mukherjee & current Vice-President Hamid Ansari. After the meeting with Mulayam Singh Yadav at New Delhi, TMC Leader & W.B. Chief Minister Smt. Mamata Banerjee upsets the speculated names presented by Congress for 2012 Presidential Election. Mulayam Singh Yadav & Mamata Banerjee suggested three names for upcoming 13th Indian Presidential Election 2012 on 13th June (Wednesday) & they were Former President A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, current Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh & Somnath Chatterjee. But, on 14th June (Thursday) Congress party has upsets the suggestion of Mamata & Mulayam & stated that the recent Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will continue as P.M. till the end of work tenure i.e., 2014.

What will happen next? Already five names suggested for Indian Presidential Election 2012 [Pranab Mukherjee, Hamid Ansari, Somanth Chatterjee, APJ Abdul Kalam & Manmohan Singh] and all of these names rejected either by Alliance parties or by Congress party. Let’s wait & see who will finally contest for the position of 13th Indian Presidential Election 2012.

After a long discussion with other parties on 14th June & 15th June 2012, it has been announced by Congress party that Indian Finance Minister Dr. Pranab Mukherjee is the nominee for Indian President. Now, it will be very interesting to see who becomes the Finance Minister of India from now on.

Shri Pranab Mukherjee has been nominated by UPA and Shri P.A. Sangma has been nominated by the opponent parties of UPA for Indian Presidential Election 2012. Since, Shri Pranab Mukherjee resigned from Indian Finance Minister post for Presidential Election; thus Indian Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh is taking the responsibility of Indian Finance Ministry. During the 2nd week of July 2012, All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC) founder & leader Ms. Mamata Banerjee, Chief Minister of West Bengal, declared that her party leaders will support & cast vote for Shri Pranab Mukherjee in Indian Presidential Election 2012. Peacefully voting process was completed on 19th July 2012 and Shri Pranab Mukherjee became the 13th Indian President. Shri Pranab Mukherjee won by a huge margin over Shri P.A. Sangma and will take 'oath' as Indian President on 25th July 2012.

Shri P. Chidambaram was given the Indian Finance Ministry position in July 2012.
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