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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.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveils 'Statue of Unity'
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