Hyderabad, Oct.31 (Hydnow): The birth anniversary of country’s first deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, who is known as the Iron Man of India, was celebrated as the National Unity Day at the Raj Bhavan, here, on Saturday.
Governor Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan paid floral tributes to the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at a special function held at the iconic Durbar Hall at Raj Bhavan. The Governor also administered the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas pledge to the officers and staff of the Raj Bhavan.
Governor paid glowing tributes to the contribution of Sardar Patel in ensuring the integration of all the princely states to form the strong Indian union.
“We owe a lot to the visionary and decisive leadership provided by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in creating a strong and secure India by merging all the princely states in the Indian union,” she added.
Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan called upon the people to relentlessly work for the unity, integrity, and security of the country so as to create a strong and secure India that facilitates peace and prosperity.
Advisors to the Governor, Secretary to Governor, Joint Secretaries, and other senior officials, and staff members were present on the occasion. (Hydnow)