Statue of Unity Images For Students, Children: It’s time for India to shine brightly as the tallest statue in the world is going to be inaugurated tomorrow in Gujarat by PM Narendra Modi. Here are some interesting facts about the Statue of Unity.
Measuring 182 metres in height, the Statue of Unity is the tallest statue in the world. It is located on the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat and will be inaugurated by PM Modi on October 31.
As per media, the Statue of Unity was built in a record 33 months. Designed by the Ram V Sutar, a sculptor from Noida, the statue is built by Larsen & Toubro.
Cost of constructing the Statue of Unity is estimated at Rs. 2,989 crores, as stated.
The gallery of the statue can accommodate 200 visitors at one go and would give them a bird’s eye view of the 200 km reservoir of the Sardar Sarovar Dam and the Satpura and Vindhya mountain ranges.
The statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel can withstand earthquakes measuring up to 6.5 on the Richter scale and wind speed of 60 m / sec.
The Shrestha Bharat Bhavan which is adjacent to the Statue of Unity is designed to become a 3-star hotel with 128 rooms.
For selfie lovers, a vantage point has been designated at the gallery of the Statue of Unity from where people can create their own memories.