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Vallabhbhai Patel

Indian barrister and politician (1875–1950)

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Vallabhbhai Patel: Indian barrister and politician (1875–1950)
Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel, endeared as Sardar, was an Indian statesman. He served as the first deputy Prime Minister of India from 1947 to 1950. He was a barrister and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress, who played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence, guiding its integration into a united, independent nation. He was one of the conservative members of the Indian National Congress. In India and elsewhere, he was often called Sardar, meaning "chief" in Hindi, Urdu, and Persian. He acted as Home Minister during the political integration of India and the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947.

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Karnataka Congress’s Siddaramaiah caught on mic, concerned over criticism from BJP | Oneindia News

In what is viewed as an embarrassing moment caught on the mic, Karnataka Congress leader and ex-CM Siddaramaiah along with DK Shivakumar can be heard saying that BJP will take advantage as they did not..

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