- The Statue of Unity is an iconic 182 meters tall tribute to one of India’s foremost Statesmen and leaders – Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a visionary leader and statesman hailed as the iron man of India,due to this pivotal role in the country’s struggle for independence and subsequent integration.
- The Statue of Unity is a monument dedicated to Patel, located in the Indian state of Gujarat, facing the Narmada Dam, 3.2 km away from Sadhu Bet near Vadodara. At the height of 182 meters (597 feet), it is the world’s tallest statue, exceeding the Spring Temple Buddha by 54 meters.
- The Statue of Unity is one of the largest projects in the world, in terms of magnitude and scale. For modern India, it will be the first crowd-funded monument, being built on a Public Private Partnership (PPP) model with the funds required for the project to be raised through private and public contributions, both.
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