- Published on 28 October 2013
Gujarat Global News Network, Gandhinagar
Chief Minister Narendra Modi will lay the foundation stone of world’s tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on Wednesday on the occasion of birth anniversary of the leader.
The proposed statue will be 182 metres tall which will be three times taller than Statue of Liberty.
It will be erected at Sadhubet, which is about 3.32 km from Sardar Sarovar dam. This statue wil be constructed under PPP model and will render excellent platform for research and developmental activities.
There will be audio visual gallery, laser light and sound show demonstrating the life of Sardar Patel, virtual tour explaining an array of aspects of Sardar Sarovar Yojana, agriculture development, water management and scheduled tribe upliftment programs etc.
A museum and an exhibition center demonstrating the farsightedness and contributions of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel will be the main attractions of the venue. Ferry services will also be made available to help the visitors reach the statue.
For constructing this statue, most advanced and long-lastingly efficient designs and technologies will be used. Made up of structural steel framework, this statue can sustain during adverse weather and will be resistant to heavy winds and earthquake. Damper and perforated penal are used to construct this statue in order to resist the wind load.
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