Run For Unity: Nation joins Modi to remember Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

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  • On Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth Anniversary, nation joined its Prime Minister Narendra Modi to run for unity.
  • The day is also known as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
  • Modi walked from Rajpath to India Gate after flagging off the run
  • From celebs to politicians, many came forward and encouraged the event
  • Prior to this, Mr PM gave a floral tribute to India’s first home minister at Patel Chowk
  • Modi also addressed the nation and talked about Mr Patel’s role in keeping India united
  • Mahatma Gandhi was incomplete without Sardar Patel and they formed an "unbreakable pair": Modi
  • "Today is the inspiring day when we remember Sardar Patel," he added.
  • “Sardar Patel’s life is a journey of deep-rooted courage, dedication & service to the Motherland. He is truly the architect of Modern India,” Modi tweeted on the occasion.
  • Congress on the other side attacked Modi for making it so big that Indira Gandhi’s death anniversary seemed invisible.
  • Sonia Gandhi and her son Rahul Gandhi paid tribute to Indira Gandhi.