India unveils world’s tallest statue “Statue of Unity”

India unveils world’s tallest statue “Statue of Unity”
A statue built as a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as one of India’s independence leaders has been unveiled.

The statue, dubbed the “Statue of Unity,” is 182 meters tall, making it the biggest statue in the world.

The "Statue of Unity" was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Gujarat today, according to Guardian reports.

The prime minister described the statue as “an answer to all those who question the existence of India.” He said:

"The height of the statue is to remind the youth that the future of the country will be as huge as this."

The bronze-clad statue cost $430 million to build and houses a memorial garden and a museum at its base.

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