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India Unveils World’s Tallest Statue, Twice the Size of the Statue of Liberty
Elisha Fieldstadt and Reuters – NBC News, 5 Nov 2018

31 Oct 2018 – The tallest statue in the world, twice as tall as the Statue of Liberty, honoring Vallabhbhai Patel, India’s first deputy prime minister, was unveiled today. Funds for the $400-million, 597-foot steel and bronze “Statue of Unity,” which used 7,416,080 cubic feet of cement, 25,000 tons of steel and 1,700 tons of bronze, came from the federal government, state-run companies and other institutions.

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