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World’s tallest statue !!

Microsoft asterik
Nov 1

Have always seen Indians been mocked, but India is not as bad as it is portrayed on Blind..

A proud moment... gle.com/amp/s/kkkk://www.bbc.com/news/amp/world-asia-india-46028342

Edit:

All farmers have been compensated and even given land at a different place. These protests are staged by the opposition political outfits. Rest of the country is very proud of this achievement. After all do you expect BBC to write good about India.

Haters gonna hate, but who cares. Inspite of that we welcome you with folded hands to see this engineering marvel :)

Namaste !! _/\_

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  • Microsoft asterik
    OP
    All farmers have been compensated and even given land at a different place. These protests are staged by the opposition political outfits. Rest of the country is very proud of this achievement. After all do you expect BBC to write good about India.

    Haters gonna hate, but who cares. Inspite of that we welcome you with folded hands to see this engineering marvel :)

    Namaste !! _/\_
    Nov 29
    • India has entire communities living without proper electricity or water or internet access. And the government just blew half a billion. But hey, at least you got a statue.
      Nov 2
    • Microsoft asterik
      OP
      Yes a statue that will generate tourism for the country, and income for the locals. A long term investment.
      Nov 2
    • I guess we'll see about that. I can't imagine people travelling to the middle of nowhere (former farmland) to see a statue, in this day and age.
      Nov 2
    • Oath jmXp40
      4.5 million people visited Statue of liberty in 2017 and spend around $300 million dollars.
      Nov 2
    • Vlocity FTJU
      People visit statue of liberty because of its iconic image and what it represents and also New York City. No tourists visit Ahmedabad anyways and I doubt someone will for the statue. India has the Taj Mahal and thousands of other historical sites that are thousands of years old. This is nothing but bullshit propaganda. There was no need for it.
      Nov 2
    • Microsoft Gfjjbg
      Half a billion is the statues expense because it accounts for all the labor that got employment for all these years of construction. It accounts for the farmers who were given replacement lands, the ones who contributed the copper that went in construction, the living of folks who provided food and housing for the labor during construction. And ofcourse pockets of our hungry politicians. But .. it’s not all bad. We did get a statue at the end of it all. Art and history has a meaning in time.
      Nov 2
    • Cisco assasin03
      Hey OP, you did not account for the maintenance of the statue which stands at 12 lakhs a day, read about it. So no tourism will be able to counter that at a remote place like Kevadia. I was also proud of it until i researched properly and found out that this is nothing but a political stunt of the party that i had long supported.
      Nov 2
    • Microsoft Mr 🌏
      Do you really think people will come to visit a brand new statue representing nothing, without any historical value? This is just wasted money, and you are delusional to think otherwise
      Nov 2
    • Yeah I think most people outside of India don't even know who the guy is, myself included.

      The type of person who would go out of their way to see a big statue are probably at least 60 years old today. Once they die out, nobody will do it.
      Nov 2
  • Lol what do you mean bad as it is portrayed?

    When was last time we had kids shot dead in a school by another kid?

    When was the last time a cop pulled a trigger on innocent person of color?

    When was he last time you saw racism so blatant that fairer skin would call cops or threaten to kill a non white person?

    ...

    If you feel us is so great why don’t u move to Oakland and stay there with ur family? May be all American citizens their are fun loving and caring!
    Nov 12
    • India has its own problems, probably worse than any other nation:

      They don’t shoot kids but they certainly have killed 10s of millions baby girls, that is probably the largest genocide by individual citizens of another minority. (Shaming Holocaust)

      The cops certainly don’t pull the trigger on innocent minority but they do atrocious things, there is no such thing as “innocent until proven guilty “ they don’t have guns so they use sticks, kicks and spits to treat innocent people like criminals. Several cases where cops have severely abused system. At least in US cops are afraid of their safety because citizens can carry weapons, but in India they know citizens are unarmed so they abuse their powers.

      You don’t need to move to “specific city-Oakland” in India to feel the violence. EVERY town, village and city is a sanctuary for rapists and gang rapists. No woman, girl or babygirl is safe, in the entire country. Capital Delhi is infamous for being a “rape capital” what is more shameful than that?

      Talk about racism? Indians invented that shit, The Untouchables, Dalits etc...
      Gujjus hate Biharis, Marathis hate UPs, South Indians despise Northerners. Still youth kill themselves because inter-caste love/marriages, not to mention classic Hindu-Muslim hatred.
      More later...
      Nov 2
    • Amazon Jm22
      That’s why MARA - make America racist again
      Nov 2
  • eBay / Eng
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    eBayEng

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    seatmore
    Dumb as hell. Seems like their priorities are not where they should be
    Nov 12
    • Amazon 123raj
      You sound just like the pricks who said india shouldnt invest in space research cause muh poor people!
      Nov 2
    • Microsoft Blkman
      Comparing space research to a statue is stupid.
      Nov 2
  • Amazon Roaster
    You spent $430m in a... statue?
    Nov 14
    • Cisco binmer
      This is tourism infrastructure. It paid for jobs, companies, skills. Future tourists will repay that investment and allow small businesses to survive around this.

      What else do you want them to do? Give massive handouts and tax breaks like Trump?
      Nov 2
    • Microsoft Comenttron
      Well, you could sponsor freedom fighters somewhere or invade a country or two
      Nov 2
    • Chase / Eng
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      trifiddymore
      I wonder what percentage of that 430m was stolen by corrupt officials..
      Nov 2
    • Amazon Pondering
      430m$ does sound like a lot of money for a statue. Definitely corruption!
      Nov 2
  • Amazon Roaster
    Never mocked Indians before but after seeing this post...
    Nov 10
  • Proudest moment for the rest of country? What a load of shit! There are a million of things that money could have been used for and may be would be useful. God knows my tax money is going to tatti. Don't start with "..its gonna generate revenue like statue of liberty" nonsense. There's a reason it generates that kinda money on tourism. Instead of blindly believing whatever BS you heard next time, just think. But no, you namo bhakts dont have that
    Nov 23
    • Microsoft asterik
      OP
      The only people who hate Modi are AAPTARDS, and ones from religion of Peace. So people like you are better ignored as they have their own over exaggerated calculations.
      Nov 2
    • Microsoft Entf43
      OP is a fucking moron.
      Nov 2
    • Aaptards ? Wtf is wrong with you modi bhakt. I dont even relate to aapt. Comments like this just validates what I said. Namo bhakts are just ignorant asstards who dont themselves live in India but call the ones who live and suffer here as aaptards .. what can I say, ignorance is bliss
      Nov 2
  • Vlocity FTJU
    It's just a fucking statue. Nothing to be proud of.
    Nov 20
  • Microsoft asterik
    OP
    Yes India has its own set of problems and they are being fixed gradually.

    The next time when someone wants to test your general knowledge and asks you about the tallest statue, ensure you spell the name correct:

    SARDAR VALLABHBHAI PATEL, The Iron Man.

    And feel no shame in telling it’s in INDIA, the country hated by so many in this part of the world!!

    And with folded hands again, you will still be welcomed to visit this engineering marvel _/\_
    Nov 25
    • Are bas karo prabhu. Kuch ukhaad nahi liya ye putla khada kar ke.
      Nov 2
    • Lol
      Nov 2
    • McAfee JohnMcPee
      OP, Statue leke gaand mein daal
      Naa kar tu bhakton ki laal
      Paisa zaaya kiya bc statue pay
      Sardar Patel turning in his grave!
      Nov 2
    • Holy smokes! Legendary johnmcpee is desi! Dude i love ur comments!
      Nov 2
    • McAfee JohnMcPee
      Thanks Oath. This platform is a good place to vent for me 🤪
      Nov 2
  • Statues face looks like a ball sack
    Nov 20
  • Amazon / EngChad🕶
    I heard the local people there are outraged that your government wasted about half a billion dollars on a statue that's taking up farm land
    Nov 10
  • Microsoft Gfjjbg
    But yeh it will generate tourism and long term investment .. that’s all BS.
    Nov 20
  • Amazon / EngChad🕶
    Wanna know what nobody cares about? Where or what the world's tallest statue is. Without googling it, what was the tallest statue before this was built? Nobody knows, because nobody cares.

    Want to know what people do care about? World's tallest building. Something that generates tourism, as well as is a practical structure that has a use.

    And just fyi, the U.S. didn't pay for the statute of liberty. It was a gift from France.
    Nov 21
    • Cisco Whenever
      Yeah nobody cares including most Indians. These are mostly right wing hindutva fanboys drooling modi modi
      Nov 2
  • Facebook kegK80
    let me give u another angle, if it were congress this money would have wasted in corruption here atleast we got statue
    Nov 21
    • Cisco Whenever
      “Angle” not angel. And you must be living under a rock, Bharat jalao party is the most corrupt party. Rafale, reliance Adani kickbacks, demo, Shah’s son etc
      Nov 2
  • Microsoft / Engmkay🔪
    What river is that near the statue? Is that the one where they dump dead bodies?
    Nov 20
  • Intel metoohawny
    Nice to see Sir Ben Kingsley being memorialized like this.
    Nov 20
  • Cisco Whenever
    Bharat jalao party. Ban RSS to honor the Ironman - and stop this “mitron” theatrics
    Nov 20
  • Cisco Whenever
    Microsoft asterik what are you doing at Microsoft. Apply for BJP spokesperson’s post in india, you are doing a better job than Sambit patra with your edits
    Nov 20
  • Google / EngUUKg61
    India is worse than ever portrayed anywhere.
    Nov 20

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