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The President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh, the Lt. Governor of Delhi, Shri Anil Baijal and the Minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs (I/C), Shri Hardeep Singh Puri paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, at Patel Chowk, in New Delhi on October 31, 2017.

President, Vice President, PM offers floral tributes to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary; PM flags off “Run For Unity”

Newdelh:31/10/17:iThe President, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, the Vice President, Shri Venkaiah Naidu, and the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today offered floral tributes at the statue of Sardar Patel, at Patel Chowk in New Delhi, on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

The Prime Minister later flagged off the “Run For Unity” from Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium.

Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister recalled the contributions of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, especially in uniting the nation.

The Prime Minister asserted that the youth of India respects Sardar Patel, and his contribution towards the building of our nation.

The Prime Minister said India is proud of its diversity, and occasions such as “Run For Unity” offer us an opportunity to reinforce that sense of pride and oneness.

Shri Narendra Modi also recalled former Prime Minister Smt. Indira Gandhi, whose death anniversary is being observed today.

The Prime Minister administered a pledge to the participants.

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