Which Indian monument has found place in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation’s ‘8 Wonders of SCO’ list?
Taj Mahal
Statue of Unity
Ajanta Caves
Konark Sun Temple

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Statue of Unity

The recently built monument of Gujarat, ‘Statue of Unity’ was recently included in the ‘8 Wonders of SCO’ list released by the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation. It is the tallest statue of the world, which was built as a tribute to the Indian leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
The 182-metre statue was inaugurated by the Prime Minister of India in October 2018 in Gujarat’s Kevadiya colony. The statue was built on the river Narmada, facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam. SCO comprises of eight member states, which are India, Pakistan, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Published On : July 16, 2021