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Statue of Unity finds place in '8 Wonders of SCO'

Posted on : 17 Feb 2020

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  • The Statue of Unity depicts SardarVallabhbhai Patel (1875–1950), a leading figure in the nonviolent Indian Independence Movement.
  • The Statue of Unity is the world's tallest statue, with a height of 182 metres (597 feet) which is almost double the height of the Statue of Liberty, USA.
  • The height of the toe of the Statue of Unity measures 3.6 metre. It replaced the Spring temple of Buddha in China to become the tallest statue in the world.
  • It was inaugurated in October 2018 on the occasion of SardarVallabhbhai Patel's 143rd birth anniversary

Article Related Questions

  1. With reference to recently released Shanghai Cooperation Organisation's ‘8 Wonders list’ consider the following statements
    1.Taj Mahal from India is the latest addition to the list.
    2.India has total 2 places in the list with 1st being Red Fort.
    3.The Great Mughals heritage at Lahore is also included in the list.
    Which of the following statement is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 and 2 only

    2.2 only

    3.3 only

    4.1, 2 and 3

    Right Ans : 3 only

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