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Statue of Unity: World’s Tallest Statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

India | PTI | November 1, 2018, 3:00 pm
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 A view of the Statue of Unity during sunset, at Kevadiya colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

A view of the Statue of Unity during sunset, at Kevadiya colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

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 A view of Statue of Unity during a laser show, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

A view of Statue of Unity during a laser show, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

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 A view of Statue of Unity, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

A view of Statue of Unity, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

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 A view of Statue of Unity during a laser show, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

A view of Statue of Unity during a laser show, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

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 A view of 182-metre tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, also known as the 'Statue of Unity' during its inauguration, at Kevadiya colony of Narmada district. (@narendramodi Twitter Photo via PTI)

A view of 182-metre tall statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, also known as the 'Statue of Unity' during its inauguration, at Kevadiya colony of Narmada district. (@narendramodi Twitter Photo via PTI)

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 A view of Statue of Unity during a laser show, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

A view of Statue of Unity during a laser show, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

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 The Statue of Unity is seen at dusk at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

The Statue of Unity is seen at dusk at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

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 A view of the Statue of Unity from the valley of flowers at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

A view of the Statue of Unity from the valley of flowers at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

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 The Statue of Unity is seen during a laser show at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

The Statue of Unity is seen during a laser show at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

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 Visitors stands near the feet of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

Visitors stands near the feet of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district of Gujarat. (Image: AP)

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 A view of Statue of Unity, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

A view of Statue of Unity, in Kevadia colony of Narmada district, Gujarat. (Image: PTI)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils the Statue of Unity portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India, during its inauguration in Kevadia Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils the Statue of Unity portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, one of the founding fathers of India, during its inauguration in Kevadia Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

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 PM Modi waves during the inauguration of Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district, Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

PM Modi waves during the inauguration of Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Narmada district, Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 Helicopter showers flowers petals on the Statue of Unity during its inauguration at Kevadiya Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

Helicopter showers flowers petals on the Statue of Unity during its inauguration at Kevadiya Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Umesh Sharma/News18)

PM Narendra Modi has inaugurated the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Umesh Sharma/News18)

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 Indian tri-coloured balloons fly around the Statue of Unity portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel during its inauguration in Kevadia Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

Indian tri-coloured balloons fly around the Statue of Unity portraying Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel during its inauguration in Kevadia Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Reuters)

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 PM Modi unveils the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Umesh Sharma/News18)

PM Modi unveils the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadiya dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Umesh Sharma/News18)

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 View of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. The 182-meters monument pays tribute to India's prominent independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: AP)

View of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. The 182-meters monument pays tribute to India's prominent independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: AP)

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 Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the 'Statue of Unity' as Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli, Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, BJP President Amit Shah and others look on during the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel at Kevadiya colony in Narmada district. (Image: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates the 'Statue of Unity' as Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Gujarat Governor Om Prakash Kohli, Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel, Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala, BJP President Amit Shah and others look on during the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabbhai Patel at Kevadiya colony in Narmada district. (Image: PTI)

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 A flower shower by Air Charter on the Statue of Unity, in Kevadiya colony of Narmada district in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

A flower shower by Air Charter on the Statue of Unity, in Kevadiya colony of Narmada district in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 At 182 metres from the road entry and 208.5 metres from the river entry, the iconic statue is taller than the 153m Spring Temple Buddha in China and almost twice the height of the world-famous Statue of Liberty in New York. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

At 182 metres from the road entry and 208.5 metres from the river entry, the iconic statue is taller than the 153m Spring Temple Buddha in China and almost twice the height of the world-famous Statue of Liberty in New York. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

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 The Statue of Unity, a 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

The Statue of Unity, a 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

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 Policemen gather next to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

Policemen gather next to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: AP)

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 View of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

View of the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

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 The Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

The Statue of Unity at Kevadiya colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

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 The Statue of Unity, a 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

The Statue of Unity, a 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. (Image: Gaurav Shah/News18)

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 Final touches being given to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony, about 200 kilometers from Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Final touches being given to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony, about 200 kilometers from Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 The Statue of Unity, a 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, will be inaugurated on October 31 and is slated to be the world's tallest statue. (Image: PTI)

The Statue of Unity, a 182-meters tall tribute to Indian freedom fighter Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, will be inaugurated on October 31 and is slated to be the world's tallest statue. (Image: PTI)

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 Final touches being given to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Final touches being given to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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 Final touches being given to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

Final touches being given to the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya Colony in Ahmedabad. (Image: PTI)

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