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最初是油管一個“Why is INDIA buying CHINESE METRO TRAINS ?”(為毛印度要買中國的地鐵)的問題

牽出中國公司幫印度造雕像的事情



印度團結雕像

【報道內容】

標題:India now has the world’s tallest statue, burnished by China

印度世界最高的雕像,由中國打磨而成



It’s been eight years in the making, but finally Indian prime minister Narendra Modi’s towering tribute to the independence-era leader who helped forge India into a nation is ready. The Statue of Unity, which portrays Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, is nearly 600 feet tall—about twice the size of New York’s iconic Statue of Liberty.

歷時八年,印度總理納倫德拉·莫迪終于向這位幫助印度團結為一個國家的獨立時代領袖致以崇高敬意。帕特爾的團結雕像高近600英尺(約182米高)——大約是紐約標志性建筑自由女神像的兩倍。莫迪在2010年宣布了修建這座雕像的計劃,當時他還是古吉拉特邦部長,雕像于2013年奠基。

Modi announced his plans for the statue in 2010, when he was still chief minister of Gujarat, and its foundation was laid in 2013. During its construction, the $400 million project ran into many controversies, not least of which was how much this new landmark of Indian patriotism owes China. The bronze cladding work was contracted out by Larsen & Toubro, the engineering firm that has built the statue and surrounding complex, to Chinese foundry Jiangxi Tongqing Metal Handicrafts.

在建設過程中,這個耗資4億美元的項目遇到了很多爭議,其中最重要的是,這個印度愛國主義新地標有多少是中國的貢獻,銅質覆層工程由印度承包給中國鑄造企業江西桐青金屬工藝品有限公司。



Only a limited number of Chinese workers traveled to India to help lay the cladding, he added, which accounts for less than 10% of overall materials used.

他補充說,只有少數中國建設人員前往印度幫助鋪設覆層,而這種覆層的比例也不到所用材料總量的10%。

Born on Oct. 31, 1875 in Gujarat, Patel worked closely with Mahatma Gandhi for independence, and was in the running to be India’s first prime minister, but that honor instead went to Jawaharlal Nehru, a fact that has long rankled with many nationalist leaders. The “unity” in the statue’s name refers to Patel’s role in convincing 565 big and small princely states to be part of the new country.

帕特爾于1875年10月31日出生于古吉拉特邦,他與圣雄甘地緊密合作,爭取獨立,在當時有望成為印度第一任總理,但這一榮譽卻被賈瓦哈拉爾·尼赫魯所獲得,這一事實長期以來令許多民族主義領導人感到不快,雕像名字中的“團結”指的是帕特爾在說服565個大小“王國”加入這個新國家過程中所作出的努力。