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143rd Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in London

High Commission of India, London in coordination with Sardar Patel Memorial Society(SPMS) UK celebrated the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as the ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’. The event was attended besides the Deputy High Commissioner, Shri Charanjeet Singh by Mr. Virendra Sharma, MP, Lord Meghnad Desai, Lord Jitesh Gadhia, Mr C.B. Patel, Chairman, SPMS, Dr. Rami Ranger,Vice Chairman, SPMS, Mr Manoj Ladwa, Ms Krishna Pujara, many Councillor Mayors and a large number of Indian Diaspora community leaders. The speakers lauded the role played by Sardar Patel in unifying the country after Independence and his role as a freedom fighter before that. But for him, India would not have been the one we are witnessing now. His firm belief in non-violence, steely resolve in unity of India and farsightedness make him a unique leader. India owes much to the ‘Iron man of India’. The participants took a pledge to safeguard the unity of the country on the ‘Day of Unity’.