The world's tallest statue - one depicting Indian independence leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel - will be unveiled in the state of Gujarat in little over a month.
But ensuring that the government's king-size paean to nationalism is erected in time has required more than a helping hand from China - a country that is a bugbear for many Indian nationalists.
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