Surat – The Statue of Unity of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, set up in Sardarvara, Sardar of Narmada River, had created differences between the political circle and socialist. But the status of the Statue of Unity has become the center of excellence in general tourists. Tourists from all over the world are coming to see Sardar Patel’s magnificent image here. Only around 75,000 tourists have visited the Statue of Unity during Diwali holidays and only around 250 crores have been made from ticket sales.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s world’s tallest 182 meter high statue was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31. However, the admission fee of this statue was expressed annoyed due to the seven times more expensive of the world famous Tahmahal admission fee. However, the number of tourists visiting here is increasing. Sardar Sarovar Narmada Corporation Limited Chief Engineer P.C. Vyas said that tourists are coming not only from Gujarat but also from Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra.
2,989 crore has been spent for this statue. Larsen & Toubro and state government headed by Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited were responsible for setting up the statue. Statue of Unity is the world’s tallest statue and it has been built in less time. The height of the statue is almost double the New York Statue of Liberty. Also, Gautam Buddha of China is taller than the statue of Spring Temple.