As the country celebrates the 147th Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, let's learn a few lesser-known facts about this Iron Man of India.
Born on October 31, 1875, in Nadiad, in Kheda district of Gujarat, Vallabhbhai Patel grew up to become a lawyer before making a mark in his influential political career as a statesman to reckon with even today.
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Bhubaneswar: On the occasion of 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, ‘Run For Unity’ event was organised by Nehru Youth Centre in Bhubaneswar during which hundreds of participants covered a distance between Railway stadium to East Coast Railway Auditorium. The event was flagged off by Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and attended by people from […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the country’s first deputy Prime Minister, on his 68th death anniversary. “Remembering the great Sardar Patel on his Punya Tithi. His thoughts, rich work and strong effort towards India’s unity inspire generations of Indians,” Modi tweeted. The Congress party also remembered […]
Kevadia (Gujarat): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 182-metre high ‘Statue of Unity’ in honour of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and dedicated it to the nation. Built on Sadhu Bet Island on Narmada river, the imposing statue is touted to be the world’s tallest. The Rs 2,389 crore monument is […]
New Delhi: The Union government has asked all the states to observe ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ on October 31 to commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has written to the Chief Ministers and others for organising events to administer a pledge, run for unity and march past on the occasion. “The government […]
New Delhi: India is known for its diversity and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had ensured that the country remains united with its uniqueness, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said Wednesday. Flagging off the ‘Run For Unity’, organised here on the occasion of 143rd birth anniversary of Patel, he said Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been working relentlessly […]
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday outlined his vision for a new, developed and prosperous Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh even as he hit out at “a handful” of people and separatists for attempting to play into Pakistan’s hands to spoil the situation in the wake of the revocation of Article 370 granting […]
New York: The 597-ft tall ‘Statue of Unity’ in Gujarat has been featured by the Time magazine in its second annual list of the 2019 World’s greatest places, a compilation of 100 new and newly “noteworthy destinations to experience right now”. Apart from the Statue of Unity, Mumbai’s Soho House has also been placed in the […]
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday greeted the nation on the occasion of ‘Hindi Diwas’ and asked citizens to increase the use of the language in their everyday works to realise the dreams of Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. “India is a country of different languages and every language has its own […]
New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy on Tuesday expressed his gratitude to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on Hyderabad “Liberation Day”, saying the freedom fighter “prevented another Kashmir-like situation” by liberating it from the Nizams. September 17 marks the merger of the erstwhile Hyderabad state with the Indian Union in 1948. The […]
New Delhi: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Thursday said that the Parliament has fulfilled the “incomplete dream” of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by abrogating Article 370 and 35A from Jammu and Kashmir on August 5 as the state had turned into a gateway to terrorism. Addressing a gathering before flagging off the ‘Run for Unity’ […]
New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Home Minister Amit Shah paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary on Saturday, which is observed as the “National Unity Day”. The Governor General Shri C. Rajagopalachari with Deputy Prime Minister of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the Government […]
Kangana Ranaut keeps on making statements that are sure to trigger controversies. Today on the birth anniversary of Sardar ValIabhbhai Patel the Queen actress remembered the Iron Man of India. But at the same time, she questioned the decision of Mahatma Gandhi to make Jawaharlal Nehru the first prime minister of the country. Kangana believes […]