Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal
Ludhiana , 25 December 2013
statue of unity - statue in the world has tall multi-media to get 'lovers of the nation' on board - Grewal
Ludhiana , 25 December 2013 -
National Secretary BJP Kisan Morcha and Parbhari Himachal Pardesh Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal said that Gujarat chief minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi had laid the foundation of the Sardar Patel statue in Kevadiya. He said that it set to cost a whopping Rs 2,074 crore the statue is being touted as the tallest statue ever at 182 metres which is twice the height of the Statue of Liberty. Talking with the media persons here today, Grewal stated that India’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was also known as the Iron Man of India and he helped unify the country after the British granted independence to India. He said that with a view to providing unique opportunity to the entire population of this vast country to contribute iron liberally and whole-heartedly towards preparing the world’s largest Statue “STATUE OF UNITY” , the State level and District level Iron Collection Cooperation and Coordination Committees in the Northern region of the country will be constituted as per the directions received from Om Parkash Dhankar, Statue of Unity National Coordinator, Iron Collection Cooperation Committee. He said that about 182 mts tall statue of the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabha Bhai Patel , the largest statue of the world , under the name STATUE OF UNITY will be prepared from the iron collected for this purpose from the whole country. Sardar Patel was an architect of united India who also took active part in the Freedom Movement of the country. Grewal said that the State level Committees are entrusted the task of monitoring the working of the District Committees. A coordination centre is also setup by the State Committee to monitor and look after the activities of the Districts, Grewal said. He further said that for this purpose Block level Committees is not be formed but the Block Mandal Presidents are included in the District Committee in order to provide representation to the people of Blocks for this noble cause. However a coordination cell is also set up at District level so as to keep detail of the iron collected and received. Grewal further said that all the National leaders of the Kisan Morcha, including himself, is making strenuous efforts in order to mobilize and collection of the Iron from the public in villages in this respect all over India.