Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today inaugurate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue, known as the Statue of Unity, in the Narmada district of Gujarat and the giant memorial is the world’s tallest statue with the height of 182 meters (597 ft). and is expected to be a major tourist destination in Gujarat. Against the attractive backdrop of Vindhyachal and Satpura mountain ranges and the Narmada river.
Developed a thought the design of the statue took a lot of brainstorming among experts due to different challenges related to its location, height and pose. The bronze statue of Vallabhbhai Patel’s statue is now nothing less than an engineering marvel.
‘Statue of Unity’ to honour Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first deputy prime minister, From the outside, the Sardar Patel statue is filled with 1,850 tonnes of bronze cladding made up of 565 macros and 6,000 micro panels and 1,700 tonnes of bronze, 18,500 tonnes of reinforced steel and 6,500 tonnes of structural steel, the core of the statue is made up of 210,000 cu.m. of cement concrete.