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Prime Minister of India to dedicate Statue of Unity to the Nation on 31 October 2018.


Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi, will dedicate the world’s tallest statue, the “Statue of Unity”, to the Nation, at Kevadiya in Gujarat on October 31, 2018. The 182 metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel will be inaugurated on his birth anniversary.

The statue has been built with highest international standards and has come up with participation of all states of India.  Farmers from over 1.69 lakh villages have donated their used farm equipment contributing to 109 metric ton of steel for this project. The statue will remind our generations of the role of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the freedom struggle as well as inspire the people of our country to inculcate his ideology of unity, patriotism and nationalism.

The dedication ceremony will commence at 0900 hrs (IST) on 31st October 2018 can be witnessed on Doordharshan  channel and other media platforms like Youtube:










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