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President, VP, Shah Pay Tributes To Sardar Patel On Birth Anniversary

New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and House Minister Amit Shah paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his start anniversary on Saturday, which is noticed because the “National Unity Day”.

The highest dignitaries paid their tributes to the primary dwelling minister of impartial India at his statue situated at Patel Chowk right here.

Later, Shah additionally administered the “National Unity Day” pledge to authorities officers, safety personnel and others.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal and New Delhi MP Meenakashi Lekhi have been additionally current on the event.

Later, in a tweet in Hindi, Shah stated Patel’s daring management, devotion and patriotism will all the time information the nation.

The Centre observes October 31 throughout the nation as a day to foster and reinforce the federal government’s dedication to protect and strengthen the unity, integrity and safety of the nation by celebrating it because the “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas” or “National Unity Day” to commemorate Patel’s start anniversary.

The Narendra Modi authorities has been observing Patel’s start anniversary because the “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas” since 2014.

Patel was born on October 31, 1875 in Gujarat’s Nadiad.

He’s credited for the merger of over 560 princely states into the Union of India.

As a part of Patel’s start anniversary celebrations, varied programmes are being organised throughout the nation, recalling his contribution to the unification of India.

Prime Minister Modi is attending a particular operate in Gujarat’s Kevadia, the place an enormous statue of Patel is situated.

(PTI)

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