Today the world’s tallest statue is opened for the iron man’s 143rd birthday!! Sardar Vallabhai Patel’s (iron man) 143rd birthday today. Due to that, his statue is opened in the banks of Narmada, Gujarat. Sardar vallabhai Patel is called an iron man of India. He is a freedom fighter and also he is the first Home affairs minister of India. For the manufacture of this statue, steels have come from various states in India. This statue is designed by the Padma Bhushan award receiver Ram V Sudar and Larsen & Toubro. This project involves 250 Engineers, 3400 employees. This statue took 40 months to finished.
This is the world’s tallest statue it has a 182ft height it’s taller than the china’s budhha spring statue 177ft height. It is the doubled height than the”America’s Statue of liberty”. It’s made up of 553 metal plates inside and then it consists of 10-15 nanoplates which are manufactured from the china. This created some of the controversies in India for buying from China. For, ” for manufacturing that nanoplate we don’t have efficient resources in our country” like the ministry of India replied. To manufacture this statue 2389 crores have been used. This statue was opened by our Prime minister “Narendra Modi”. The visitors for this statue will be approximately 15,000 per day. 500 members can visit this statue simultaneously.
The bottom of the statue there’s a Museum for the Sardar Vallabai Patel’s. In that, there are collections of iron man more than 2000 photographs are also placed for spreading the lifestyle of an iron man. Although this statue is constructed very strongly has an iron man. this can able to stand in the earthquakes and some of the Natural disasters. This can tolerate up to 6.2richter scale during the Earthquake.this is located near the island of Gujarat. This statue has name “Statue of unity” This statue represents the unity of India. So, be proud to be the World’s tallest statue in our country.
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