The unifier of modern India

The unifier of modern India


  1. The Statue of Unity has been inaugurated in Surat in commemoration to the “Iron Man of India” Sardar Vallabhai Patel on his 143rd birth anniversary.

Important Facts:

  1. Sardar Patel served as the first home minister of independent India.
  2. He is credited with integrating the more than 500 disparate princely States into the Dominion of India which is considered an unparalleled accomplishment in modern history.
  3. About the Statue:
  • Built on the Sadhu Bet island, on the Narmada river, the Statue of Unity is located between the Satpura and the Vindhya mountain ranges.


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