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Lok Sabha elections 2019: 'Statue of Unity not built to belittle Nehru,' Modi says in Gujarat

Addressing a rally in Amreli, Gujarat, Narendra Modi asked the gathering if they feel proud when the Statue of Unity and Gujarat's name appear on Google when they search for the world's tallest statue.

Gujarat: Fire at Statue of Unity's tent city, no casualties reported

No casualties were reported from the spot. However, the officials are estimating the value of property loss that has been reported.


Relocation of crocodiles: Green outfit sends legal notice to CM, Centre

The notice urged the recipients to reconsider their decision and follow the guidelines of the Wildlife Protection Act to preserve the crocodile species.

15 out, 485 more to go: Crocodiles removed for seaplane to Unity statue

Using fish as bait to lure them into cages, the Forest Department has started removing the crocodiles, the largest of them so far about 10 feet. There is no deadline as of now for finishing the operation.

Statue of Unity a way to rectify historical wrongs: Venkaiah Naidu

"This historic statue also stands as a reminder for all times to come about the struggle Sardar had undergone in unifying India and the need to uphold the unity and integration of our country," Naidu said.

Govt lines up events at Statue of Unity to give tourism a boost

In February, the premises will host a conference of state election commissioners to review the preparedness for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections.


Day 2 of DGP Conference: Modi arrives, discussions on cyber security, Sardar Patel’s legacy

PM Modi visited the Statue of Unity in Kevadia Colony of Narmada district, where he paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and later reached the tent city near the statue, where “luxury tents” have been set up for the conference.

Gujarat: Tribals lock officer in Kevadiya for jobs

Notably, the incident took place two days ahead of a planned protest march by tribal outfits against acquisition of land by the government.

Soon, Statue of Unity replicas in Gujarat schools

The directive by additional chief secretary (home) Anand Mohan Tiwari also states that local MPs and MLAs should be invited to the installation events on December 15, the day Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel died in 1950.

Town made famous by Statue of Unity to now get a railway station

Currently, there is no direct air or train connectivity to Kevadiya. The nearest stations to Kevadiya are Vadodara (71.94 km), Bharuch (75.36 km) and Ankleshwar (77.95 km).

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Eye for Detail EP 12: All about the Ayodhya uncertainty, RBI vs govt and Statue of Unity

How the BJP and RSS are reacting to the Supreme Court deferring the Ayodhya case, why the RBI and the government are at loggerheads and what it means to have a statue worth almost Rs 3000 crores. All that and more in this week’s Eye for Detail.

The World's Tallest Statue - Statue of Unity is now open

The Statue of Unity will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31, 2018. Here are some interesting facts about world's tallest statue located at the Sardar Sarovar Dam on Narmada river in Gujarat.