Gujarat drive for Sardar Patel statue
- Forest and environment minister of Gujarat Ganpatsinh Vasava on Sunday launched a campaign to mobilize support for the state’s chief minister Narendra Modi’s pet project ‘Statue of Unity’
- A 10-member delegation, headed by Vasava, will meet governor S C Jamir and chief ministerNaveen Patnaik and seek their support for the project.
- “We appeal to the people of Odisha to join the campaign as Patel was the man behind formation of a united India. This statue will be a tribute to his towering personality and a symbol of unity and integrity,” Shri Vasava told a gathering.