Shanghai Cooperation Organisations 8 Wonders list
Posted on : 17 Jan 2020Views: 848
- The 182-meter tall Statue of Unity in Gujarat has been included in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's '8 Wonders of SCO' list.
- The SCO is an eight-member alliance from Eurasia, which includes India, China, Pakistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.
- The statue is located near the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada in Kevadiya colony in Gujarat.
- Designed by Indian sculptor Ram V Sutar, the project was first announced in 2010 and was finally unveiled on October 31, 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- In November 2019, the world's tallest statue surpassed the footfall at the 133-year-old Statue of Liberty in the US, with an average of over 15,000 tourists visiting the monument in Gujarat daily.
- Apart from Statue of Unity, the other seven wonders of SCO include:
o Daming Palace in China,
o Navruz Palace in Tajikistan,
o Mughals Heritage in Pakistan,
o Tamgaly Gorge in Kazakhstan,
o Po-i-Kalan Complex in Uzbekistan,
o The Golden Ring of Russia and Lahore
Article Related Questions
Recently Shanghai Cooperation Organisations 8 Wonders list has been released, consider the following statements regarding it?
1.SCO is an eight member alliance from Eurasia which includes India and Pakistan
2.Mughals Heritage in Pakistan is a part of the list
3.Taj Mahal has been recently added to the list
Which of the following statement is/are correct?
1.1 and 2 only
2.2 and 3 only
3.1, 2 and 3
Right Ans : 1 and 2 only