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People who come to India to see Taj Mahal will now visit Statue of Unity: Vijay Rupani

Vijay Rupani said, "It is our estimate that per day, 15,000 visitors will come to see the Statue of Unity."

By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad |
November 1, 2018 6:37:53 pm
Vijay Rupani, Statue of Unity, Sardar vallabhbhai patel statue, Taj Mahal, Taj mahal vs Statue of Unity, Gujarat news, Narendra modi, Gujarat tourism, India news Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani said, “We are providing a lot of facilities there and Gujarat government is trying to make it a hub for tourism.” (Express photo by Javed Raja/File)

A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Statue of Unity, Gujarat chief minister Vijay Rupani Thursday said the people from across the globe who come to India to see the Taj Mahal will now visit the country to see the Sardar Vallabhbhai’s statue near the Narmada dam. Gujarat government is expecting 15,000 visitors to arrive every day to see the world’s tallest statue in the state.

“People used to come to India to see only the Taj Mahal, now they will come to see the Statue of Unity… We will also put up signboards in six foreign languages as people from across the globe will come to see the statue…,” said Rupani while talking about the project at the national executive committee meeting of FICCI here.

Inviting FICCI members to visit the Statue of Unity along with their family, the chief minister said, “It is our estimate that per day, 15000 visitors will come at the Statue of Unity.”

People who come to India to see Taj Mahal will now visit Statue of Unity: Vijay Rupani Tri-coloured balloons near Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s Statue of Unity during its inauguration in Kevadia. (Express Photo by Bhupendra Rana)

He said the state government has decided to organise every future national meetings and conference near the Statue of Unity. “We are providing a lot of facilities there and Gujarat government is trying to make it a hub for tourism. Only the inauguration has happened. In the coming days, we will also develop an “Ekta Nagar” there.”

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