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Monday, 30 November 2020

More tourists visit Statue of Unity than Statue of Liberty, says Modi - 'Must Visit Place'

Tourist Destination: More tourists visit Statue of Unity than Statue of Liberty, says Modi - 'Must Visit Place'

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Kevadia, which has the gigantic 'Statue of Unity' of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, son of Panota of Gujarat, is attracting more tourists than the Statue of Liberty of America. The place has now become an international family holiday destination, with all the facilities available for children, such as a nutrition park, camping along with a health forest and river rafting. A senior official here has made this claim.

Modi said -
this 'must visit place' Prime Minister Narendra Modi also visited Kevadia and called this place a 'must visit place'. Situated between the Saputara and Vindhyachal mountains on the banks of the river Narmada, this small town is gaining popularity because of the Statue of Unity. Rajiv Gupta, Additional Chief Secretary of Gujarat, has been involved in the development plan of Kevadia Colony from the very beginning. 

He says the Prime Minister's vision was to develop the place as a model tourist destination with the whole family in mind. It was later developed as a tourist destination in view of Kevadia's ecology and its heritage.

Read in Gujarati news 

Last month, 10,000 people came.
The biggest attraction of the place is the Statue of Unity, which was also the idea of ​​Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself. It is because of this statue that more tourists come here than the Statue of Liberty in America. Before the Corona epidemic, an average of 13,000 tourists came here daily, compared to 10,000 last month. 

After the development of this place, three thousand tribal youth have got employment here. Indirectly, another ten thousand jobs have been created. Not only that, small business opportunities have also been created for women.

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