Cong slams PM over reports of 'Made-in-China' Patel statue

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New Delhi, Oct 17: Congress today took a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi following reports that parts of the 182-metre tall 'Statue of Unity' would be built in China.

"I don't think Sardar Patel would like that Make-in-India definition of Modi-ji is converted into Made-in-China definition of Sardar Patel's statue," Congress spokesman Abhishek Singhvi told reporters.

'Statue of Unity':Cong takes a dig at PM

He said the fact that India does not have the capability of making and manufacturing this grand symbol for Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was itself a question which the Prime Minister and his subordinates in Gujarat must answer.

According to media reports, the 182-metre tall 'Statue of Unity', a pet project of the Prime Minister to salute Sardar Patel, is being smelted and cast into existence in China.


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