Kevadiaya (Gujarat ) : Prime Minister Narendra Modi today unveiled the Statue of Unity, a memorial dedicated to India’s first Home minister Sardar Patel. Standing tall at 182 metres from the ground and 240 metres from the Narmada river base, the statue is touted as the world’s tallest statue. The statue is located at Kevadiya in Narmada district.
In his address the PM said that events like today are very very important in a country’s history and such events are difficult to erase. “It is a historic and inspiring occasion for all Indians. I am fortunate to dedicate this statue of Sardar Sahab to the nation. This is the strength of the new and a Powerful India ” he said.