10 Interesting Facts About The Statue of Unity - Facts Did You Know?

10 Interesting Facts About The Statue of Unity, The world's tallest statue, is being worked close Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat, India. This Statue will be a tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, also called the 'Iron Man of India', who was one of the Founding Fathers of the Republic of India. 

Devoted to the Indian Independence development leader, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Statue of Unity is slated for an initiation on 31st October 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Sardar Patel, who was the primary Deputy Prime Minister of India post freedom, as he played a vital role in India’s struggle for independence and guided its reconciliation into a unified and independent country. The Statue of Unity is, subsequently, a tribute to one of India's most prominent statesmen, to recognize his diligent work and battle in driving this nation to its Independence.

Facts About The Statue of Unity
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1.   Statue of Unity robust structural strength to withstand wind velocity is 60 m/sec, vibrations and earthquakes. 

2.   The statue of liberty will cover an area of 20,000 square metres. 

3.   Statue of Unity will be inaugurated by Narendra Modi on 31st Oct 2018. 

4.   Around 4,076 labourers are employed to work on the Statue of Unity in two shifts. 

5.   The construction of the Statue of Liberty is estimated to cost Rs 2063 crore. 

10 Unknown Facts About The Statue of Unity
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6.   The statue of unity will face the Narmada Dam and is around 3.2 km away from the Sardar Sarovar Dam. 

7.   18500 metric ton reinforcement bars is used to build this statue and 5700 metric tons of structural steel is being used. 

8.   Statue of Unity is the world's tallest statue about 182m tall. 

9.   A hotel is being built next to the Statue expected to attract tourists to this region. 

10.   The Statue of Unity will have a viewing gallery at 153 m, which can accommodate up to 200 visitors at a time.