Statue of Unity is matter of pride, says Sharma

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 01 Nov 2018 12:19:24


 

Staff Reporter,

Bharatiya Janata Party’s General Secretary Vishnudutt Sharma said that dedication of human size statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi in Gujarat is a matter of pride for every Indian.


This statue known as Statue of Unity was built at the cost of Rs 1,347 crores and iron for this statue was collected from six lakh villages of country. Addressing a press conference at BJP media centre, Vishnudutt Sharma said that people mostly farmers donated old instruments such as spade etc for the cause meant for construction of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel statue. A trust was formed for supervision of construction of Statue of Unity. The weight of statue is 1,700 tonne and biggest statue in world. To mark the occasion, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha organized ‘Run for Unity’ in all 230 Assembly seats of State on Wednesday.