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He built a model of the Ayodhya
Like many others, he wanted to utilise the free time during the lockdown to do something special. He explained that he decided to build the model after his online classes in the afternoons as he wanted to try something new and different.
“I made a small foundation map on a graph paper. I worked on this model after my online classes. It took me two weeks (October 11 to 24) to complete it,’’ said Vasu.
He told BM, “When I was around five years old, my dad bought me a set of building blocks, that’s when I started building various structures. I used to build models of small houses, ships, buildings etc.”
When he was nine, he started experimenting more and began making stadiums with a combination of playing cards and building blocks. “Slowly, I started using more playing cards and built tall buildings. Initially, they used to collapse as I tried to build higher. Slowly I realised that a strong base was needed for taller buildings,’’ he added.
With practice, he began building buildings at one point of time he even realised that a structure he had built was taller than him. Taller buildings meant more playing cards. “My father used to bring more playing cards from his friends,” explained Vasu.
Last year, the teenager built a replica of the
He said that he came across articles on
As per their instructions, I started building the model of Burj Khalifa on January 19, 2020 at
He added that building a stadium was one of his greatest crazes since childhood and during the early days of the lockdown; he built a model of a cricket stadium with 5,000 playing cards.