The world’s tallest icon of all the 182-meter statue of freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel called the ‘Statue of Unity’, is almost complete. Patel statue to be inaugurated on October 31, 2018, on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. The statue dedicated to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel, the statue will not only remind every individual of our great nation freedom struggle but will also inspire the nation. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel also called as the “Iron Man of India”.
The Statue of Unity is a monument about completion dedicated to Indian independence movement leader Vallabhbhai Patel. Tall statue located in the Indian state of Gujarat. With a planned height of 182 meters tall (597 ft), it will be located facing the Narmada Dam. 3.5 km away on the river island called Sadhu Bet Island near Vadodara in Gujarat. This statue will occupy over 20,000 square meters and will be surrounded by a 12 square km artificial lake. It will be the world’s tallest statue when completed.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rashtriya Ekta Trust (SVPRET), a special purpose vehicle was established by the Gujarat government and the outreach programme was carried out across India starting December 2013. The foundation stone was laid down by the then chief minister of Gujarat, Mr. Narendra Modi in 2013. The statue and premises will be having world-class facilities for the visitors.
World’s tallest statue construction work is complete and is ready for inauguration on 31st October 2018 in memory of “Iron man” of India and great political leader Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. It is taller than the statue of liberty of America. Several sheet metal workers, construction workers, equipment operator, construction managers and heavy equipment from the construction industry worked to make this happened in India.
Gujarat Chief Misintsr, Home minister and other dignitaries for Gujarat government will be present for the Inauguration ceremony. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the function.
The statue of unity will be the symbol of the country for the unity. The chief minister Vijay Rupani has recently visited the construction site and monitored the progress of the construction work. Vijay Rupani said the BJP had collected iron, soil and water from across the country to use them to build the “Statue Of Unity” in the state, a decision announced by PM Modi in 2013.
Nation’s political and social leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s visionary ideologies of patriotism, unity, inclusive growth and good governance. This monument will not just be a mute memorial like the rest, but a fully functional, purpose-serving tribute that will spur all-round socio-economic development. It will inculcate Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel ideologies in public’s mind.
The world tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel project set into motion five years ago, when Narendra Modi, then the chief minister of Gujarat, had laid the foundation stone in the month of October in 2013. The massive icon is slated to be inaugurated on October 31 on the occasion of the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Once finished, Patel’s icon would stand tall some 200 kilometers away from the state capital Ahmedabad and it will be surrounded by the Narmada river. The statue is coming up at Sadhu Bet at Kevadiya Colony near the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Narmada district. The statue of unity will be taller than the statue of liberty, which is of only 93 meters. Statue would be the biggest India news on 31st Oct. 2018.