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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. 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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Watch why Bhupesh Baghel thinks Narendra Modi will be former PM soon [Video]

Watch why Bhupesh Baghel thinks Narendra Modi will be former PM soon

A big controversy has broken out over renaming the Sardar Patel stadium in Motera as Narendra Modi stadium. Congress has attacked the Prime Minister and accused him of undermining the contributions of..

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RS Prasad responds to Congress criticism over renaming stadium after PM Modi [Video]

RS Prasad responds to Congress criticism over renaming stadium after PM Modi

Amid a controversy over a cricket stadium in Gujarat being renamed after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the government on Wednesday said the name change involves only the Motera stadium and the entire..

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First time several trains are flagged off for one particular city: PM Modi [Video]

First time several trains are flagged off for one particular city: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off eight trains connecting Gujarat's Statue of Unity in Kevadia with different regions of the country through video conferencing on January 17. Narendra Modi said..

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Motera stadium: Nadda says naming it after PM Modi to honour his vision

Amid allegations from several Congress leaders that the renaming of the stadium was an insult to freedom fighter and the country's first home minister Vallabhbhai Patel, several BJP leaders and union..
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Only Motera stadium renamed after PM, complex continues to have Sardar Patel's name: Govt


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Hardik Patel slams renaming of world's largest cricket stadium, calls it an insult to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Congress leader Hardik Patel on Wednesday slammed the Central Government for renaming the world's largest Ahmedabad-based Sardar Patel Cricket Stadium after Narendra Modi, calling it an insult to..
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Smriti Irani dares Rahul Gandhi to take out money from tea traders in Gujarat

Union minister and BJP MP Smriti Irani on Tuesday dared Congress leader Rahul Gandhi to "take out money" from the pockets of small tea traders of Gujarat and to contest elections from the state if he..
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Congress pays tributes to Sardar Patel, Rahul Gandhi says need to keep his principles in mind


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PM Modi pays tributes to Sardar Patel on his death anniversary

Paying tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his death anniversary, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday hailed him as the "iron man" who laid the foundation of a strong and prosperous India. The..
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CM Gehlot accuses BJP of conspiring against his government

Gehlot slammed Home Minister Amit Shah and said, "They (BJP) tried to make the government fall in Rajasthan. After meeting with Amit Shah and (BJP leader) Dharmendra Pradhan our MLAs told me that they..
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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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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: PM Modi pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at Statue of Unity

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday, October 31, paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat.
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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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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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