If you follow current affairs regularly, you would have noticed that in recent years lots of statues have been established and inaugurated by the Indian government. One of such, is the Statue of Unity of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, which is the tallest statue of the world.
Here you will find the list of recent Statue established in India. As an competitive exams aspirant you would have seen lots of questions about the Statue of Unity and the questions related to the recently inaugurated statue questions have been asked. So in this article for the convenience of the student, we have listed down all the famous and important statues inaugurated in the recent years.
1. Statue of Unity
Statue of Unity is the statue of the Iron man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. It is the world’s tallest statue with a height of 182 metres, located near Kevadia in Gujarat on the bank of Sardar Sarovar Dam.This statue is built on the bank of Narmada river island of Sandhu Bet, near the Panchmuli Lake.
It was designed by sculptor Ram V. Sutar.
2. Statue of Equality
Statue of Equality is the statue of Sri Bhagavad Ramanujacharya. It was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and he dedicated this 216-feet tall Statue of Equality to the nation in Hyderabad.
The Statue of Equality is the second tallest sitting statue in the world at its height of 216 ft. Located in Muchintal, Hyderabad.
3. Statue of Peace
Situated in Rajasthan, the Statue of Peace is a 27 feet tall statue of Jain monk Acharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj.
Established at the Jaitpura in Pali district of Rajasthan.
4. Statue of Knowledge
Statue of Knowledge is the statue of Bhimrao ambedkar. It is established in Latur, Maharashtra. This statue is 70 feet tall.
5. Netaji 28 ft tall Statue at India Gate
PM Modi unveils 28 ft tall Netaji Statue at India Gate. It is part of the Central Vista Project, which will have a new Parliament building.
The Black granite statue has been carved from a monolithic block of granite weighing 280 metric ton.
6. Statue of Prosperity
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 108 feet tall bronze statue of Sri Nadaprabhu Kempegowda in Bengaluru. It is made to commemorate the contribution of Nadaprabhu Kempegowda who is the founder of Bengaluru.
The statue was conceptualised and sculpted by Ram V Sutar.
7. Viswas Swaroopam, a Shiva Statue
- Viswas Swaroopam, a Shiva statue, installed in the Rajasthani town, Nathdwara.
- It is a 369 foot tall Shiva statue and is said to be the highest Shiva statue in the entire world.
- The Viswas Swaroopam statue was built by Tat Padam Sansthan and is located 45 kilometres from Udaipur.
8. Alluri Sitarama Raju Statue in Andhra Pradesh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled a 30-feet bronze statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju at Bhimavaram in Andhra Pradesh’s East Godavari District. on the 125th birth anniversary of the freedom fighter.
9. 108 ft tall statue of Lord Hanuman
Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi has unveiled a 108 ft statue of Lord Hanuman ji in Morbi, Gujarat, at the Ashram of Bapu Keshvanand ji on the occasion of Hanuman Jayanti. This statue is the second among the four statues being built in the four directions across the country, as part of the ‘Hanumanji Char Dham’ project.
The first such grand statue of Hanuman Ji was inaugurated in the North in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh in 2010. The statue at Morbi has been set up in the West. The third statue will be set up in the South at Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, the final statue will be established in the East in West Bengal.
10. Lord Buddha’s sleeping posture Statue
India’s largest reclining statue of Lord Buddha is being built in Bodh Gaya. Built by Buddha International Welfare Mission, the statue will be 100 feet long and 30 feet high.
Lord Buddha is in the sleeping posture in the statue. Its construction was started in 2019 by architect Minto Paul.
Important Statue established recently in India
Here is the complete list of recent statue established throughout India. In this table format it will be easy for you to read and know about there location and the whos statue is it of.
|Statue of Unity||Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel||Gujarat|
|Statue of Peace||Acharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj||Rajasthan and Srinagar|
|Statue of Knowledge||Dr. Bhim rao Ambedkar||Latur, Maharashtra|
|Statue of Prosperity||Sri Nadaprabhu Kempegowda||Bengaluru|
|Statue of Equality||Sri Bhagavad Ramanujacharya||Hyderabad|
|Statue of Belief||Lord Shiva||Rajasthan|
|Statue of Sleeping Buddha||Lord Buddha||Bodhgaya|
|Statue of Alluri Sitarama Raju||Alluri Sitarama Raju||Andhra Pradesh|
|Tallest Statue of Sita Mata||Sita Mata||Sitamarhi, Bihar|