World’s tallest, 597-ft ‘Statue of Unity’, set for inauguration on Sardar’s birth anniversary

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Ahmedabad: Preparations are in full swing to inaugurate Statue of Unity, the world’s tallest statue, in Gujarat’s Kevadiya on Wednesday. The statue with a height of 182 metres (597 feet) will be inaugurated on the occasion of the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Built in honour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the giant structure will be dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Security arrangements have also been tightened in Kevadiya, ahead of the inauguration.

Taking to Twitter, PM Modi said, “Tomorrow, on the Jayanti of Sardar Patel, the ‘Statue of Unity’ will be dedicated to the nation. The statue, which is on the banks of the Narmada is a fitting tribute to the great Sardar Patel.”

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