PM Modi in his speech hailed Sardar Patel for “uniting India” and credited him for making India today’s greatest economic and strategic power. Several government ministers attended the event.
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Who is Ram Sutar, the sculptor behind Statue of Unity?
Ram Vanji Sutar is an everyday name amongst the students of art. The 93-year-old man has literally left no stone unturned in making sure that his latest creation, the Statue of Unity, leaves no facial details of the Ironman of India. Let us peek into the life of this great[Read More…]
Modi unveils ‘Statue of Unity’
Kevadia (Gujarat): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday unveiled the 182-metre high ‘Statue of Unity’ in honour of country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, and dedicated it to the nation. Built on Sadhu Bet Island on Narmada river, the imposing statue is touted to be the world’s tallest. The[Read More…]
Tribute to a great unifier: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel can justly be regarded as the maker of modern India
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Jayanti: The first half of 1947 was a critical period in India’s history. The end of colonial rule was certain and so was India’s Partition, but what was uncertain was whether there would be more than one division. Prices were rising, food shortages were common but over[Read More…]
Watch: A glimpse into the life of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is a revered name in Indian politics. A lawyer and a political activist, he played a leading role during the Indian Independence Movement.
Sardar Patel’s bloodline to skip the unveiling of the Statue of Unity
Gautam Patel, the only living grandson of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has kept his distance from the unveiling of his grandfather. Amidst the pomp and show promise for the unveiling ceremony, Gautam along with his wife Nandini have preferred to stay from the light. Sources have said that Gautam’s family have always[Read More…]
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’ Statue of Unity: 10 Facts about the World’s tallest statue
On the 31st of October, the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the “Statue of Unity” will be unveiled by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister along with various dignitaries will put soil and pour Narmada water into a Kalash. This will be the 143rd birth anniversary of the[Read More…]
Congress spreading lies to mislead innocent people: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Reaching out to his party cadre in poll-bound Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday accused the Congress of speaking “lies” to mislead “innocent and naive” people and insulting Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by calling his “Statue of Unity” as one ‘Made[Read More…]
BJP trying to adopt our leaders, rewrite history, says Congress
Hitting out at BJP for creating controversy over Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Congress on Tuesday said that ” BJP was trying to adopt party leaders and rewrite history”. “This business of trying to adopt Congress leaders is a clear indication and admission by the BJP that their participation in the freedom[Read More…]
Previous governments tried best to ensure contribution of Patel was forgotten
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed “previous governments” for ignoring Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s legacy to unite the country. “India is a country full of diversity. ‘Unity in Diversity’ is our speciality,” Modi said while flagging off the ‘Run for Unity’ on the birth anniversary of the first deputy Prime[Read More…]