Big Ben off for 4 months

london_big_ben_tower_wallpaper-300x240The world famous 156-year old 315 feet tall clock tower popularly known as Big Ben will be closed for four months as repairs are in
progress. The British government has allocated a budget of Rs 300 crore for the repairs. It was built in 1859 and this is the first time that the clock tower is out of service. In 1976 also repairs were carried on for 26 days. Time hands and bearings in the clock are said to be under repairs.

Medaram Jathara

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