Today, the country is celebrating the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti 2020. It is 145th birth anniversary of eminent personality who is also called The Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
After the independence of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel played an important role in the formally uniting to the entire nation which was divided into nearly 300 to 500 kingdoms.
This is the reason why the birth anniversary of Vallabhbhai Patel is celebrated as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas in the country.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas was celebrated for the first time in 2014. Sardar Patel was also the first deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister of the country after independence.
He was born on 31 October 1875 at Nadiad in Gujarat. He went to London and studied the barrister and came back and began to plead in Ahmedabad.
Inspired by the views of Mahatma Gandhi, he participated in India’s freedom movement and he participated in the freedom movement of Kheda in 1918 and also successfully led the Kisan movement of Bardoli Satyagraha, 1928.
The Iron Man was also India’s first Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister. He demilitarized 562 small princely states in the Indian Union. Mahatma Gandhi had awarded Sardar Patel the title of Iron Man.
Twitter is rejoicing the birth anniversary of the person who made the dream of Modern India possible. Check out some of the tweets in his honour –