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Monument to Vallabhbhai Patel in the Narmada valley, Gujarat, India

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Statue of Unity: Monument to Vallabhbhai Patel in the Narmada valley, Gujarat, India
The Statue of Unity is a colossal statue of Indian statesman and independence activist Vallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950), who was the first Deputy Prime Minister and Home minister of independent India and adherent of Mahatma Gandhi during the non-violent Indian Independence movement. Patel was highly respected for his leadership in uniting 562 princely states of India with a major part of the former British Raj to form the single Union of India. The statue is located in the state of Gujarat, India. It is the world's tallest statue with a height of 182 metres. It is located on the Narmada River in the Kevadiya colony, facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam 100 kilometres (62 mi) southeast of the city of Vadodara and 150 kilometres (93 mi) from Surat.

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PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati [Video]

PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

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PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 02:06Published
PM Modi attends 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade on birth anniversary of Sardar Patel [Video]

PM Modi attends 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade on birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

On October 31, the nation is celebrating 145th birth anniversary of 'Iron Man' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade at 'Statue..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:29Published
Watch: PM Modi pays floral tributes to Sardar Patel at Statue of Unity [Video]

Watch: PM Modi pays floral tributes to Sardar Patel at Statue of Unity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the 182-meter tall Statue of Unity on his 145th birth anniversary. PM Modi, whose two-day Gujarat visit..

Credit: HT Digital Content     Duration: 02:30Published
Preparations underway at Jungle Safari Park in Gujarat's Kevadia [Video]

Preparations underway at Jungle Safari Park in Gujarat's Kevadia

On October 30, preparations were underway at Jungle Safari Park in Gujarat's Kevadia. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the park on occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Patel which is..

Credit: ANI     Duration: 01:24Published
Seaplane from Maldives arrives in Gujarat's Ahmedabad [Video]

Seaplane from Maldives arrives in Gujarat's Ahmedabad

A seaplane from Maldives arrived in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on October 26. The seaplane will connect Sabarmati riverfront in Ahmedabad to Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Narmada district. Prime Minister..

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