The 597-feet Statue of Unity of India’s “Iron Man” Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel has cast its magnum opus from the space as well. An American company has captured a magnanimous image of the world’s tallest statue from space. The picture has been shared by the American Constellation of Satellites owned by Sky Lab.
The photograph features the statue from the top angle with River Narmada flowing beside it.
At 597 feet, India’s Statue of Unity is now the tallest statue in the world and clearly seen from space! Oblique SkySat image captured today, November 15, 2018. pic.twitter.com/FkpVoHJKjw— Planet (@planetlabs) November 15, 2018
A clear shot of the statue in Gujarat was taken by network Planet on November 15, 2018, reminding the world the glory of Indian freedom fighter who framed the constitution of independent India.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday unveiled the Statue of Unity, a 182-metre high giant structure built in honour of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 143rd birth anniversary, near the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Gujarat’s Narmada district on Wednesday. Touted as the world's tallest, the statue is twice the height of Statue of Liberty and is built on an islet, Sadhu Bet. Addressing the event, Modi said that the unveiling of the Statue of Unity was a historic moment for all Indians and it represents the sacrifices of the tribal community.