Bengaluru: A day after JDS Supremo HD Deve Gowda visited Statue of Unity, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that he was happy to see the former PM visit Statue of Unity in Gujarat
Taking to twitter M Modi wrote, ” Happy to see our former PM Shri HD Devegowda Ji visit the Statue of Unity.”
Devegowda went to pay a visit to the 182-meter tall statue of India’s first deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in Gujarat’s Kevadia.
When PM Modi was the chief minister of Gujarat, he had announced to build the statue of India’s first Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Patel. Sardar Patel is credited with uniting all 562 princely states of the pre-independent country to build the Republic of India. In October last year, PM Modi had inaugurated the “Statue of Unity” on the occasion of Sardar Patel’s 143rd birth anniversary.