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The memorial to the ‘Iron Man of India’ Sardar Vallabhai Patel is set to be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday, five years after work began on the world’s largest statue.(Reuters)

Built from crowdsourced iron, Statue of Unity can withstand earthquakes measuring 6.5

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 30, 2018 07:06 PM IST
Built at a cost of almost Rs 2,300 crore, the Statue of Unity is scheduled to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi at Kevadia in Narmada district of Gujarat on October 31, on the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
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