Debika Ray is a writer and editor, and founder of ‘Clove’, a magazine about the culture of South Asia

The Statue of Unity portraying Vallabhbhai Patel, unveiled in Gujarat, India, in October 2018.

The rise of the monumental statue in modern-day India

The world’s tallest statue now stands in Gujarat and even taller statues are planned in other states. What does this say about India today?

11 Mar 2019