Ahmedabad, October 31: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the ‘Statue of Unity’ in Gujarat’s Narmada district on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
The 182-metre structure of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is touted as the world’s tallest and was constructed at a cost of 2,900 crore
It is twice the height of the Statue of Liberty in the US and is built on Sadhu Bet, an islet near the Sardar Sarovar Dam.
Modi was on Tuesday night welcomed by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Governor O P Kohli, Minister of State for Home Pradeepsinh Jadeja and chief secretary J N Singh upon his arrival at the Ahmedabad airport.
Modi headed to Raj Bhavan in Gandhinagar for the night stay.
Source Tribune India