Economy Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils 'Statue of Unity' Updated : October 31, 2018 11:06 AM IST Built on Sadhu Bet Island on Narmada river, the imposing statue is touted to be the world's tallest. The Rs 2,389 crore monument is a tribute to Patel who played a major role in integrating the princely states into the Indian Union after the partition of 1947. The Gujarat government expects the statue to boost tourism, with one estimate putting the daily numbers at 15,000. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.