Ram V. Sutar
Ram V. Sutar
|Born|| (1925-02-19) 19 February 1925 (age 96)|
|Awards||2016 Padma Bhushan|
1999 Padma Shri
Ram Vanji Sutar (born 19 February 1925) is an Indian sculptor. He also designed the Statue of Unity which is the world's tallest statue with a height of 182 metres (597 feet), exceeding the Spring Temple Buddha by 54 metres.
Sutar designed the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue of the world located in Gujarat. He also erected the 45-foot tall Chambal monument, as well as a bust of Mahatma Gandhi which was copied and sent to other countries.
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- Ram Vanji Sutar's Biography Archived 24 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
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- Sutar's studio Archived 24 April 2012 at the Wayback Machine
- "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived (PDF) from the original on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
- "Tagore Awards for Cultural Harmony: Manipuri dancer, Bangladeshi sculptor among recipients". The Indian Express. 26 October 2018. Retrieved 12 June 2021.
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- Bhura, Sneha (31 October 2018). "Statue of Unity: Meet the sculptors who help politicians carve their place in history". The Week.