The Statue of Unity is built in the loving memory of The Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who was the first Home Minister of Independent India. This is the world’s tallest statue of 182 meters of height which is almost double the height of the Statue of Liberty.
The Statue is built to dedicate the Iron Man of India Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, who served as the first home minister of India after Independence. Sardar Patel is known as the symbol of Unity as he was credited with uniting all 562 states before Independence to build the Republic of India that is the reason the Statue is named as Statue of Unity.
The date of the Inauguration of the statue is 31st October 2018 that is also the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.
The Statue is located on the Sadhu Bet Island, near Rajpipla on Narmada River, the Statue of Unity is located between the Satpura and the Vindhya mountain ranges. A 3.5 km highway will be used to connect the statue to Gujarat’s Kevadia town.
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