Articles tagged under: Sardar Patel

PM Narendra Modi at Statue of Unity on Rashtriya Ekta Divas

October 31, 2020

Statue of Unity: The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi participated in the Ekta Diwas Celebrations to commemorate the Birth Anniversary of “Loh Purush” Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Kevadia, Gujarat. He offered floral tributes at the Statue of Unity, administered the Ekta Pledge and witnessed the Ekta Diwas Parade on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said the various projects inaugurated for the Integrated development of Kevadia will help in increasing the ...Read More

Prime Minister Modi to participate in Ekta Diwas Celebrations at Statue of Unity in Gujarat

October 28, 2020
Prime Minister Modi to participate in Ekta Diwas Celebrations at Statue of Unity in Gujarat

New Delhi: To commemorate 145th birth anniversary of Sardar Patel on 31 October 2020 as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will visit Kevadia in Gujarat to pay homage to the great leader at the Statue of Unity. The Prime Minister will participate at the Ekta Diwas Parade and administer the Rashtriya Ekta Pledge. Police forces of Gujarat State and Central Reserve Armed Force, Border Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Central Industrial Security Forces and Natio...Read More

World’s second tallest statue of Sardar Patel unveiled in Ahmedabad, the 50 ft tall, 70,000 kg idol has been designed by sculptor of Statue of Unity

January 03, 2020
World’s second tallest statue of Sardar Patel unveiled in Ahmedabad, the 50 ft tall, 70,000 kg idol has been designed by sculptor of Statue of Unity

Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today unveil here the second tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel across the globe. The 70 thousand kg 50 ft tall bronze idol situated in the Sardardham premises here near Vaishnodevi circle has become the second highest icon of the first home home minister of India with only the iconic Statue of Unity of the legendary leader situated in Kevadiya of Narmada district in Central Gujarat having a greater height. Interestingly this s...Read More

World’s second tallest statue of Sardar Patel to be unveiled in Ahmedabad tomorrow

January 02, 2020
World’s second tallest statue of Sardar Patel to be unveiled in Ahmedabad tomorrow

Ahmedabad: Chief Minister Vijay Rupani will tomorrow unveil here the second tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel across the globe which will become the second highest icon of the first home home minister of India with only the iconic Statue of Unity of the legendary leader situated in Kevadiya of Narmada district in Central Gujarat having a greater height. Interestingly this statue has also been designed by the same sculptor who had designed the Statue of Unity ie Padma Bhusan...Read More

Surprising that Sonia and Rahul not paying tribute to Sardar Patel: Rupani

October 31, 2019
Surprising that Sonia and Rahul not paying tribute to Sardar Patel: Rupani

Gandhinagar: Attacking the Congress party chief and former chief on birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel today, Gujarat Chief Minister in a tweet asked: When entire nation is bowing to the great Sardar Patel on his Jayanti, sad but not surprising to see Congress President Sonia Gandhi & Mr. Rahul Gandhi not having even basic courtesy of paying tributes to the great stalwart! Such contempt for a national icon is beyond belief! It's worth noting that Rahul Gandhi is traveling abroad re...Read More

Sardar Patel a man of detail: PM Narendra Modi in Mann Ki Baat

October 27, 2019

New Delhi: In his Mann Ki Baat radio address today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke in great detail about Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel whose birth anniversary will be on 31st of October later this week. The Prime Minister spoke about Statue of Unity, the tallest statue of the world featuring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and upcoming Ekta divas he is going to celebrate there. Full text of relevant portion: My dear brothers and sisters, I am sure all of you remember the significance of the 3...Read More

Govt of India institutes ‘Sardar Patel National Unity Award’ – Highest Civilian Award for contribution to Unity and Integrity of India

September 25, 2019
Govt of India institutes ‘Sardar Patel National Unity Award’ – Highest Civilian Award for contribution to Unity and Integrity of India

New Delhi: Government of India has instituted the highest civilian award in the field of contribution to the unity and integrity of India, in the name of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. A notification instituting the Sardar Patel National Unity Award was issued by Ministry of Home Affairs on 20th September, 2019. The Award seeks to recognize notable and inspiring contributions to promote the cause of national unity and integrity and to reinforce the value of a strong and united India. The award wil...Read More

VP Venkaiah Naidu donates a month salary of Rs. 5 lakh to Sardar Patel Memorial Trust in Gujarat

January 20, 2019
VP Venkaiah Naidu donates a month salary of Rs. 5 lakh to Sardar Patel Memorial Trust in Gujarat

Karamsad: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today visited Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's old residence in Karamsad town of Central Gujarat soon after visiting the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya. Naidu visited the photo gallery in detail and also watched a short film on Sardar Patel's life. After talk with Sardar Patel Memorial Trust's Vice President Amrutaben Patel, Naidu donated his one month salary which is Rs. 5 lakh to Sardar Patel Memorial Trust. DeshGujaratRead More

Sardar Patel devoted his entire life for unity of India: PM in Mann Ki Baat

December 30, 2018

New Delhi: Statue of Unity: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat radio address today remembered Sardar Vallabhbha Patel while speaking on his recent visit to Statue of Unity on the sidelines of All India State Police Chief(DG/IG) conference. He said: a few days ago, a DGP conference was held at Kevdia on the banks of Narbada in Gujarat, where the world's highest statue 'Statue of Unity' is situated, there I had a meaningful discussion with the top policemen of the country. Wh...Read More

What was the Name of Sardar Patel’s Father (a note by Arun Jaitley)

November 27, 2018
What was the Name of Sardar Patel’s Father (a note by Arun Jaitley)

New Delhi: Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has posted a Facebook note titling 'What was the Name of Sardar Patel’s Father which is presented here in full text: The debate whether India should be a dynastic democracy has been ignited by a self-goal of the Congress Party. The Prime Minister’s mother’s age was made a subject matter of the electoral debate. His father’s anonymity was commented upon as an inadequate credential of the Prime Minister. The argument given w...Read More