The Shanghai Corporation Organization (SCO) has included the Statue of Unity in its eight wonders of the world list. Foreign Minister S Jaishankar tweeted and informed about this. The Foreign Minister wrote that “I appreciate SCO’s effort to promote tourism among member states. The SCO’s list of eight wonders includes the Statue of Unity. It will certainly serve as an inspiration.”
The Statue of Unity’s inclusion in the SCO’s eight wonders list also means that the SCO itself will now promote the Statue of Unity, the world’s tallest statue in member countries. Let us know that only a year after the unveiling, the number of tourists visiting the Statue of Unity daily has exceeded the 133 years old Statue of Liberty tourists of America. On average, more than 15,000 tourists are visiting the monument in Gujarat every day.
Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Limited said in a statement in December 2019, “From November 1, 2018, to October 31, 2019, there has been an average 74 percent increase in the number of visitors visiting daily in the first year and now in the first month of the second year. On average, the number of tourists has increased to 15036 tourists per day. “It has increased to 22,430 on weekend days,” the statement said. 10,000 tourists arrive daily to watch the Statue of Liberty in New York, USA. ”
The Statue of Unity is the 182-meter tall statue of the country’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It is the tallest statue in the world.
This statue is near the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the Narmada River in Kevadia Colony in Gujarat. The Indian sculptor Ram V Sutar designed it. The project was first announced in the year 2010. Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled it on 31 October 2018 by
The world’s highest ‘Statue of Liberty’ was unveiled by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 31 October on the occasion of the 143rd death anniversary of Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. This statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has been built within just four years. The cost of making it has come to Rs 2989 crore.