Dedicated to one of the India's founding fathers and the country's first Deputy Prime Minister, the statue of unity is a tribute to the man who united India. It is the world's tallest, grandest, giant and colossal statue of India statesman and independence activist sardar vallabhbhai patel. He was a political and social leader of India who played a major role in the country's struggle for independence. One of the most prominent leaders of the Indian independence movement, sardar patel is responsible for the unification of hundreds of princely states to form the modern political boundry of India.
Statue Of Unity, the world's highest statue is not only a tribute to the Iron Man of India, but also the first tourist attraction located in India and is termed 'Pride of Nation'. It is located in the Narmada District of Gujarat, India. It is the world's tallest statue with a height of 182 metres (597 ft), taller than the 153 m tall Spring Temple Buddha in China and almost twice as tall as the world's famous Statue Of Liberty in New York!
This monument will not just be a mute memorial like the rest, but a fully functional, purpose serving tribute that will spur all round socio-economic development. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was an important voice in the country's freedom struggle. A sense of patriotism and united India is infused within the hearts of the people who visit the statue of unity location or even have a glimpse of it.