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Creating this icon entails a devil of a time

The BMA's next symbol will look fantastic, but there are a few pressing problems to solve first

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For decades, the emblem of the Hindu god Indra riding Airavata, the mythological elephant, has adorned City Hall and provided a colourful backdrop to Bangkok's seat of power. 

A City Hall official shows an illustration depicting the statue of the Hindu god Indra riding Erawan the elephant which will be placed in front of the new headquarters of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration in Din Daeng (background). THANARAK KHOONTON

Now it is to be turned into an elegant sculpture by Thailand's finest artists to commemorate the new City Hall.

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