On the occasion of the birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, various events were organised all over the State on Wednesday to celebrate the event. Commemorating Iron Man Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s 143rd birth anniversary, Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal along with Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda flagged off the ‘Run for Unity’ march on Wednesday morning in Guwahati.
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Addressing the gathering before flagging off the rally, Assam Chief Minister recollected the contributions of Sardar Patel and urged the people to follow the ideals of the great leader. The CM also administered the oath of unity among those who participated in the event.
On the other hand, Union Minister Nadda said that Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is being celebrated nationwide to spread the message of unity and brotherhood among the countrymen and Sardar Patel pioneered the process of make India united.
MP from Gauhati Lok Sabha constituency, Bijoya Chakravarty, Assam Forest Minister Parimal Suklabaidya and various other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.