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The rise and rise of statues

As tools of political expression and remembrance go, the Statue of Unity project dreamt up by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in a league of its own. Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the first home minister of free India, is the Iron man credited with ... Hindu Business Line, 11 hours ago

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Meet the man leading the race to make Sardar Patel's Statue of Unity

He may be history's most prolific monumental sculptor, and now he hopes to win what may be one of history's largest artistic commissions. Ram V Sutar, 89, has already created more than 200 distinct statues, many of them massive. Now, he is a leading contender for the commission to produce the world's largest statue: A 597-foot tall rendering of Sardar Patel, an independence leader who played a crucial role in uniting India's fractious states. It would be nearly twice as high as the Statue of ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago A STATUE PUT TO SHAME  HardNews Magazine2 days ago Budget 2014: Rs 200 crore allocated for Sardar Patel’s Statue of Unity  Economic Times1 month ago Statue of Unity gets Rs. 200 crore  The Hindu1 month ago

Gujarat assembly resolves to construct 'statue of unity'

After Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley allotted Rs 200 crore to build a 182-metre high statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Guajrat Assembly today passed a 'private member's resolution' urging the state government to take appropriate action to ...
 Business Standard1 month ago Budget push for Modi’s pet projects in Gujarat  Business Line1 month ago Rs 200 crore for Statue of Unity: Social media questions government’s obsession  One India1 month ago Rs 200 cr for Statue of Unity: Is this justified?  Rediff.com1 month ago

FM allocates Rs 2 bn for Statue of Unity

An amount of Rs 2 billion has been allocated for the erection of Statue of Unity. Presenting his maiden Budget in the Lok Sabha today, the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Government of Gujarat has embarked upon the mission to build the largest statue ...
 Myiris1 month ago NDA Govt. allocates Rs.200 crores for 'Statue of Unity'  Sify1 month ago Rs.200 Crores Allocated For The Statue Of Unity  PIB1 month ago
Times of India

Gujarat readies ‘Statue of Unity’ for US

When lakhs of spectators will gather at Madison Avenue in Manhattan to witness the largest Indian Independence Day celebrations overseas, a 12-foot statue of India’s first home minister will be the eye-catcher.
 Times of India3 weeks ago

Unity statue, meant to dwarf Nehruvian legacy integral to Narendra Modi's iconoclastic project

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 Economic Times1 month ago

LampT set to bag deal to build statue of unity

Bids for the project were opened on Friday and sources told HT that LampT emerged as the lowest bidder with a cost of Rs 2980 crore The statue would be the tallest in the world and almost double the size of the Statue of Liberty in the US
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

Budget 2014: FM Jaitley sets aside Rs 200 crore for Patel's statue

Named the "Statue of Unity", it will be erected in appreciation of Patel's distinct contribution to uphold the integrity of India. "To support the Gujarat government in this initiative to erect the Statue of Unity, I propose to set aside a sum of Rs 200 ...
 Economic Times1 month ago Jaitley sets aside Rs.200 crore for Patel's statue  Prokerala1 month ago

Gujarat welcomes help from Punjab for ‘Statue of Unity’

A delegation of the Punjab Government led by its Agriculture Minister Tota Singh on Thursday paid a courtesy visit to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.
 Times of India1 month ago
Business Standard

Work on Statue of Unity to start soon

Contracts for construction likely to be awarded in a month's time Sohini Das | Ahmedabad June 19, 2014 Last Updated at 18:30 IST Work on the Narendra Modi's ambitious project, the 182-meter tall Sardar Patel Statue (called the Statue of Unity project) in ...
 Business Standard2 months ago
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