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Indian barrister, politician and Indian National Congress leader (1875–1950)

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Vallabhbhai Patel: Indian barrister, politician and Indian National Congress leader (1875–1950)
Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel, popularly known as Sardar Patel, was an Indian politician. He served as the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian barrister, and a senior leader of the Indian National Congress who played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation. 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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Our MLAs ashamed of seeing Amit Shah as Home Minister: CM Gehlot [Video]

Our MLAs ashamed of seeing Amit Shah as Home Minister: CM Gehlot

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on December 05 took a fresh jibe at Amit Shah and said that Congress MLAs were ashamed of seeing him as Union Home Minister. He also blamed BJP for allegedly..

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PM Modi unveils 'Statue of Peace' in Rajasthan's Pali via video conferencing [Video]

PM Modi unveils 'Statue of Peace' in Rajasthan's Pali via video conferencing

To mark the 151st Jayanti celebrations of Jainacharya Shri Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj, Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the 'Statue of Peace' in Rajasthan's Pali via video conferencing on..

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Politicos pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary [Video]

Politicos pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

UP Governor Anandiben Patel and Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary in Lucknow. Meanwhile in Telangana, Union Minister of State for..

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PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati [Video]

PM Modi travels in India's maiden seaplane service from Kevadia to Sabarmati

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

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PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront [Video]

PM Modi inaugurates water aerodrome and seaplane services at Sabarmati Riverfront

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended inaugural event of seaplane service on October 31. He travelled in India's maiden seaplane flight from Kevadia to Sabarmati. The flight connects Sabarmati..

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PM Modi hails corona warriors on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary [Video]

PM Modi hails corona warriors on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary

Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised country's fight against COVID-19 during his address at Gujarat's Kevadia on October 31. "130 crore Indians together honoured the COVID-19 warriors in their fight..

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President Kovind and others pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary [Video]

President Kovind and others pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary

The nation is celebrating 145th birth anniversary of 'ironman' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31. President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and..

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PM Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel at 'Statue of Unity' on his birth anniversary [Video]

PM Modi pays tribute to Sardar Patel at 'Statue of Unity' on his birth anniversary

On October 31, the nation is celebrating 145th birth anniversary of 'ironman' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid floral tribute to 'ironman' on his birth anniversary at 'Statue..

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'Nation is establishing new dimensions of unity,' says PM Modi [Video]

'Nation is establishing new dimensions of unity,' says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his address in Gujarat's Kevadia said nation is establishing new dimensions of unity. "Today, Kashmir has moved on a new path of development...Whether it is..

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Seaplane service to boost tourism in Kevadia: PM Modi [Video]

Seaplane service to boost tourism in Kevadia: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a gathering at 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat's Kevadia. He hailed the seaplane service from Sabarmati riverfront to Kevadia that will start from today. He said,..

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PM Modi attends 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade on birth anniversary of Sardar Patel [Video]

PM Modi attends 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade on birth anniversary of Sardar Patel

On October 31, the nation is celebrating 145th birth anniversary of 'Iron Man' Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade at 'Statue..

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Watch: PM Modi attends cultural programme at 'Statue of Unity' [Video]

Watch: PM Modi attends cultural programme at 'Statue of Unity'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoyed cultural programme at 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat's Kevadia on the 145th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Earlier, he also paid tribute to..

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Watch: PM Modi pays floral tributes to Sardar Patel at Statue of Unity [Video]

Watch: PM Modi pays floral tributes to Sardar Patel at Statue of Unity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the 182-meter tall Statue of Unity on his 145th birth anniversary. PM Modi, whose two-day Gujarat visit..

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President, Vice President, Amit Shah pay tributes to Sardar Patel


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PM Modi slams Opposition, says Pulwama admission exposed faces of those who politicized attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, while addressing the nation on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel said that when the entire nation was mourning the death of brave soldiers in..
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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: India establishing new dimensions of unity, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, while addressing the nation on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel said that the country is establishing new dimensions of unity as Jammu and..
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PM Modi pays tributes to Sardar Patel at Statue of Unity


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PM Modi, Shah pay tribute to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary


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National Unity Day 2020: 10 powerful quotes by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

On the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, on October 31, 2018, PM Modi unveiled the 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat's Narmada district. His birthday is observed as National Unity Day.
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PM Modi to commemorate Sardar Patel's birth anniversary as National Unity Day on October 31

The Prime Minister will also unveil the seaplane service connecting Statue of Unity in Kevadia with Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad.
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Key aides convinced Nehru, Patel that Partition was inevitable: Jairam Ramesh

Jawaharlal Nehru's main adviser V K Krishna Menon and Vallabhbhai Patel's key aide V P Menon had convinced the two Congress stalwarts that the partition of the country was inevitable, party leader..
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Jaishankar, Guha engage in Twitter debate over Sardar Patel


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Saamna counters Rahul Gandhi on VD Savarkar

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut said Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru, Subhash Chandra Bose and Sardar Patel didn’t have to suffer the kind of ordeal and humiliation that VD Savarkar was subjected to by the..
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History has not done justice to Sardar Patel: Vice President


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Wall razed: PM dedicates 370 abrogation to Patel

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday dedicated the abrogation of Article 370 to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who is credited for the merger of over 500 princely states into the Union of India.
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Present India exists because of Sardar Patel's futuristic vision: Yogi Adityanath


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When Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel got signatures of princely states on treaty of accession at Cuttack railway station

Speaking in the State Advisory Board meeting at Nagpur on November 4, 1948, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel had revealed how he started merging the 562 princely states. It started off from Cuttack in December..
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Sardar Patel's dream fulfilled with J&K's full integration, says Manohar Lal Khattar

Praising the efforts of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for the country's unity, Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar on Thursday said the BJP government at the Centre has fulfilled his dream by fully..
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Sardar Patel's dream of 'akhand bharat' realised by scrapping Article 370: Smriti Irani


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Tamil Nadu governor, Nirmala Sitharaman pay tributes to Sardar Patel


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PM Modi dedicates decision to scrap Article 370 to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

PM Narendra Modi on Thursday paid glowing tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, saying he dedicates the decision to abrogate Article 370 "at the feet" of the country's first home minister. Centuries..
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Mamata pays tributes to Sardar Patel


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Amit Shah flags off 'Run for Unity' to commemorate Patel's birth anniversary

Union home minister Amit Shah on Thursday flagged off a run to commemorate the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the national capital. The 'Run for Unity', which began from the..
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Articles 370, 35A were gateway of terrorism into India: Amit Shah

Union home minister Amit Shah said Article 370 and Article 35A were the gateway of terrorism into Jammu and Kashmir which was closed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by abrogating them. Shah also said..
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Mann Ki Baat: PM Modi remebers Sardar Patel's constribution ahead of his birth anniversary

Let us always promote the spirit of unity, as Sardar Patel would have desired, PM Modi said.
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Amit Shah directs security forces to display Sardar Patel's portrait in offices

The home minister has directed all central security forces to display Patel's portrait in their offices with the following Hindi message: 'Bharat Ki Suraksha Aur Ekta Ko Ham Akshun Rakhenge' (We will..
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PM expresses happiness over Deve Gowda's visit to Statue of Unity; Gowda praises Modi for constructing tallest statue

Former prime minister and Janata Dal (Secular) chief H D Deve Gowda has praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the making of the world's tallest statue of Sardar Vallabhai Patel in Gujarat.
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'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas': Modi govt to pay tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 144th birth anniversary

To mark Sardar Patel's 144th birth anniversary this year, 'The Sardar Patel National Integration Award' will be awarded to a maximum of three people or institutions who contributed towards promoting..
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Birthday boy Narendra Modi visits Statue of Unity in home state

Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday and began the day with a visit to the Statue of Unity and the Sardar Sarovar Dam on the river Narmada in his home state of Gujarat. The Statue of..
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Amit Shah pitches for a common language for India, says Hindi is spoken most, can unite country

"I want to appeal to people to promote their native languages but also use Hindi to make the dream of Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi) and Sardar (Vallabhbhai) Patel of one language come true," Amit Shah tweeted..
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'Statue of Unity', Mumbai's Soho House among Time's 100 greatest places in the world

The 597-ft tall 'Statue of Unity' in Gujarat and Mumbai's Soho House have been featured by the Time magazine in its second annual list of the 2019 World's greatest places. The 'Statue of Unity',..
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Sardar Patel effort fully integrate J&K into India was denied due to article 370


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Fulfilled Sardar Patel's dream: Amit Shah on abrogation of Article 370

Emphasising on the revocation of Art 370, Amit Shah said: "Your (IPS probationers) work has started today. It is an important step as it comes at a time when Article 370 has been abolished under the..
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'Repealed Article 370, banned Triple Talaq, brought anti-terror laws' all within 10 weeks of re-election: PM Modi

Modi said that repeal of Article 370 and Article 35A was a step towards fulfilling the dream of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's of a strong and united India.
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Gujarat: Vinod Kinariwala Memorial reminds of sacrifices for freedom

INSPIRING MINDS: Sardar Patel had encouraged students to dedicate themselves for the country
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UTs of Jammu and Kashmir, Ladakh to come into existence on October 31

October 31 is the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
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Gujarat's Statue of Unity shortlisted for UK-based structural award

The Statue of Unity, a memorial to Sardar Patel, in Gujarat's Kevadia town has been shortlisted for 'The Structural Awards 2019' of the UK-based Institution of Structural Engineers. It is among the 49..
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Lord Ram statue to be installed in Ayodhya

The statue would be taller than the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's Statue of Unity in Gujarat
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Modi’s padayatra plan will make party MPs walk 150 km in October

BJP MPs should hold padayatras (walking tours) in their Lok Sabha constituencies totalling 150 km from October 2 to 31, the birth anniversaries of Mahatma Gandhi and Vallabhbhai Patel, PM Modi told MPs..
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Hold padyatras in constituencies: PM Narendra Modi to MPs

Addressing BJP parliamentary party meeting here at Parliament Library Building, the Prime Minister asked the MPs to hold the "padyatras" between Gandhi Jayanti on October 2 and October 31, the birth..
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Sardar Patel’s statue to tower over MEA conference

The foreign ministry's annual Heads of Missions (HoMs) conference is likely to be held next to Patel's Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Narmada district in September. The conference is a gathering of all..
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There would not have been Kashmir problem if Sardar Patel was first PM of India: Modi in Rajya Sabha

Invoking Vallabhbhai Patel in his speech, PM Modi said it is our belief that if Sardar Patel was first PM of India there would not have been Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) problem.
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Maharashtra: Congress gears up to counter online propaganda

As the state gears up for assembly elections later this year, a mixture of propaganda and conjecture against the Congress are doing the rounds on social media. Some of them include, "Petty politics by..
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