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World's largest charkha unveiled at Delhi airport

World's largest charkha unveiled at Delhi airport


World's largest charkha (spinning wheel) was unveiled at Terminal 3 of IGI Airport here. At the unveiling ceremony, Union MSME minister Kalraj Mishra said charkha is a symbol of Gandhian values and shows government's priority towards khadi and village industries.

The Charkha was installed at the departure forecourt of the terminal with a belief that it would help in carrying forward the legacy of promoting India’s rich cultural heritage through different artworks at the terminal. The Charkha that weighs 4-tonnes is made from high-quality Burma teak wood.It is 9 ft wide, 17 ft tall and 30 ft long.It is estimated that the Charkha would last for over 50 years. It was built in 55 days by a team of 42 highly skilled carpenters hailing from Ahmedabad.

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1. Name the airport, Which was unveiled World's largest charkha?

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