Belagavi: A big statue of Shahu Maharaj will be unveiled shortly in the city which will be designed at an estimated price of ₹1 crore. The City Corporation general body meeting headed by mayor Basappa Chikkaldinni passed a resolution to raise the statue at KLE Circle near Kolhapur road. A committee of corporators and officials in the corporation will take a decision on getting the statue ready and installed shortly, mayor said in the meeting.Stating that the condition of roads in the city was at its nadir, Chikkaldinni said, the corporation would appeal to the DC to release ₹50 lakh to take up asphalt and repair of the damaged roads across the city. Corporator Shanta Uppar staged a protest in the corporation meeting alleging that the corporation neglecte all works in her ward. She said, the officers did not respond to he requests even as she got elected as corporator four times.