The monument, on which thousands of people have worked on since its foundation stone was set in October 2013, has beaten China's "Spring Temple Buddha" to be the world's tallest statue.
The statue is part of Modi's poll promise which helped the BJP come to power in 2014 by defeating the Congress.
"Ironic that a statue of Sardar Patel is being inaugurated, but every institution he helped build is being smashed", Gandhi said on social network Twitter, using an honorific for Patel. Wednesday was the 34th death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.
Patel, who hailed from Prime Minister Narendra Modi's native Gujarat state, was also India's first home minister after the 1947 independence from Britain.
That figure is not the most mind-boggling concerned with the construction of the Statue of Unity, built on Sadhu Island, in the western state of Gujarat. There were many, he said, who thought a diverse country like India could never remain united after independence, but Patel proved them wrong.
He said the nation is yet again geared up for "Run for Unity".
India has unveiled the world's tallest statue, which cost 29.9bn rupees (£330m; $430m) to build.
"Development of the poorest of the poor is the real indicator of peace", Modi said, adding that wherever there will be a talk of world peace, India's name and contribution will be written in golden letters. It is twice the height of the Statue of Liberty in New York City and four times that of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro.
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She accused the Bharatiya Janata Party and its government at the Centre of confining Patel to a region, saying this is an example of BJP's "narrow-mindedness".
The project is the brainchild of Modi when he was the chief minister of Gujarat.
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