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Gujarat: Home stay for tourists planned in villages around Statue of Unity

According to the District Development Officer, 116 houses have been identified in 22 villages around the Statue of Unity where homestay accommodations will be developed.

Gujarat: Statue of Unity viewing gallery to be enclosed after monsoon mess

Tourists who visited the gallery circulated videos, expressing their disappointment. Officials initially stated that rainwater would enter the gallery that left open for tourists to enjoy the view of the Narmada dam and the Vindhya mountain range.


PM Narendra Modi set to launch 30 projects on Statue of Unity anniversary

Among the 30 projects are Shreshth Bharat Bhavan, Ekta Mall, a butterfly park, a nutrition Park, a mirror Maze, several State Bhavans, a safari Park, a tent city and a tribal museum.

Puddles, leaking roofs greet visitors at Statue of Unity

The roof of its exhibition hall was leaking, while tourists waded through the puddles at the viewing gallery of the statue, which is at a height of 153 m, on Saturday morning as heavy rainfall continued to lash several parts of Gujarat.

Watch: Puddles, dripping ceiling at viewing gallery of Gujarat's Statue of Unity

The Statue of Unity was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October 2018. The Rs 2,989 crore project took 42 months, and round-the-clock work by 3,400 labourers and 250 engineers to complete.

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.

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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.