▶️Coordinates:- 21.8380°N 73.7191°E
▶️Location:- Narmada Valley Kevadiya colony, Narmada district, Gujarat, India
▶️Designer:- Ram V. Sutar
▶️Material:- Steel framing, reinforced by concrete and brass coating, bronze cladding
▶️Height:- 182 metres (597 ft)
▶️Visitors:- 2.8 million (in 2018-19)
▶️Beginning Date:- 31 October 2013
▶️Completion Date:- 30 October 2018
31 October 2018
▶️Dedicated to:- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
☺☺☺☺☺☺☺☺ The Statue of Unity [SOU] is a colossal statue of Indian statesman and independence activist SARDAR VALLABH BHAI PATEL (1875–1950), who was the first Deputy Prime Minister and Home minister of independent India and the chief adherent of Mahatma Gandhi during the non-violent Indian Independence movement. Patel was highly respected for his leadership in uniting the 562 princely states of India to form the single Union of India. It is located in the state of Gujarat, India. It is the world's tallest statue with a height of (597 ft) 182 metres. It is located on a river facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam on river Narmada in Kevadiya colony, 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of the city of Vadodara and 150 kilometres (93 mi) from Surat.
The project was first announced in 2010 and the construction of the statue started in October 2013 by Larsen & Toubro, with a total construction cost of Rs 2,989 crores.
It was designed by Indian sculptor Ram V. Sutar, and was inaugurated by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31 October 2018, the 143rd birth anniversary of Patel.
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