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Statue of Unity


Statue of Unity Assistant Commissioner suspended over ‘remarks against tribals’

April 04, 2022 5:29 am

The order comes just two days after a controversy broke out over an audio clip allegedly of a conversation between Dubey and a CISF officer, in which Dubey was heard making 'derogatory' remarks against the tribal community.

Protest against SoU official over audio of ‘remarks against tribals’

April 02, 2022 5:51 am

The protest comes a day after a purported audio clip of a conversation between Dubey and an officer of the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) surfaced, in which Dubey is heard making “derogatory” remarks about the tribal community.

NDRF calls off search by evening: Man who ‘jumped into Narmada’ still untraced

January 04, 2022 2:39 am

“The search and rescue operations will continue Tuesday morning,” NDRF said in a statement.

Vibrant Gujarat Summit: Taj Hotel at Statue of Unity among 16 MoUs signed, says Govt

December 27, 2021 11:52 pm

The MoUs signed in the presence of Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel included a 70-megawatt hybrid renewable energy park, pesticides formulation plant, specialty chemicals, manufacturing of radar, radar equipment, thermal camera and accessories for the defence sector.

Gujarat: Case filed against travel agency for ‘selling’ SoU tickets at higher prices

July 17, 2021 7:18 pm

Police said a group of 23 people, including four minors, had got entry tickets to the Statue of Unity through 'My Value Trip' travel agency in Surat.

Survey to ‘improve living conditions’ of tribals near Statue of Unity begins

July 06, 2021 12:20 am

SOUADTGA is collecting details of familieswho do not have Aadhaar cards, ration cards, gas connection, accommodation, election cards, Maa-Amritam card, drinking water facility and electricity connection. The survey will also identify the elderly, widows, and disabled.

Statue of Unity: Illuminated installations of lotus, unity in diversity to come up at Glow Garden

June 01, 2021 1:40 am

Among the installations on religious diversity, is also a lotus-shaped model with religious symbols of Sikhism, Islam, Hinduism, Christianity, Jainism and Buddhism on each petal.

Jungle safari, aviary near Statue of Unity reopen for tourists

March 26, 2021 9:30 pm

The management of Statue of Unity has decided to keep all 31 attractions open for Holi.

Over 50 lakh people visited Statue of Unity: Tourism Ministry

February 13, 2021 9:14 am

Rupinder Brar, ADG, Ministry of Tourism, said Kevadia is an ideal example of how tourism can completely turn around the socio-economic situation of a region, generating employment opportunities for thousands of tribals in and around Kevadia.


March of Unity: CISF, BSF take part in 'Ekta Diwas Parade'

October 31, 2019 3:58 pm

Born on October 31, 1875, at Nadiad in Gujarat, Sardar Patel was India’s first Home Minister who is credited for the merger of over 560 states into the Union of India.


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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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

June 22, 2020 6:12 pm

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.