Neighbourhood News Desk/ Garima Kotroo: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s memorial on the leader’s 143rd birth anniversary in Gujarat. The 600 ft high sculpture called the “Statue of Unity”, which considers being the tallest statue in the world.
Statue of Unity overshadows China’s Spring Temple Buddha (153m) and USA’s Statue of Liberty (93m). The memorial was constructed in 33 months with the worth of ₹2,989 crore.
In the column head of its inauguration PM wrote, “Dharti Putra Sardar Patel will stand tall in the skies to inspire us”.