Patel anniversary: PM Modi says Sardar ensured political integration, unity in diversity should be our mantra too

Updated On : 31 Oct , 2017 , 11:19 AM
New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday flagged off ‘Run for Unity’ from Major Dhyan National Stadium in New Delhi on the occasion of birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

The government had drawn up an elaborate plan to mark the 142nd birth anniversary of Sardar Patel across the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying tributes to the country's first Home Minister.

State governments, central ministries and PSUs have been asked to organise 'Run for Unity', digital exhibitions, drawing competitions while the Railways will put up hoardings with messages of Patel in 100 railway stations across the country.

Here are the live updates:

# Delhi: Visuals from 'Run for Unity' flagged off by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

# Dipa Karmakar, Sardara Singh, Suresh Raina, Karnam Malleswari also present with PM Narendra Modi, at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium

# PM Narendra Modi flags off 'Run for Unity' at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Delhi

# PM Narendra Modi administers the pledge of unity, at Major Dhyan Chand Stadium in Delhi on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

# Sardar Patel gave his entire life for freedom of India: PM Modi

# But the youth of India respects him and his contribution towards the building of our nation: PM Modi on Sardar Patel

# People tried to ensure the contribution of Sardar Patel is forgotten: PM Modi in Delhi

# India is a country full of diversity, Unity in Diversity is our speciality: PM Modi in Delhi 

# Proud of his contribution to India before we attained freedom & during the early years after we became independent: PM Modi on Sardar Patel

# I am really happy that the young generation of the country is participating actively in this 'Run for Unity': PM Narendra Modi in Delhi

# Today is Sardar Patel's birth anniversary, also the death anniversary of Former PM Indira Gandhi: PM Modi in Delhi

# We will fulfill the dream of 'Ek Bharat,' 'Shrestha Bharat': Rajnath Singh

# We will work towards building a new India, and this is what our pledge should be: Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

# PM Modi arrives at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in Delhi, to flag off 'Run for Unity' on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary shortly

# PM Modi, President Kovind, VP Venkaiah Naidu, HM Rajnath Singh after paying tributes to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary, in Delhi

# Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, in Delhi

# Vice President Venkaiah Naidu pays floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, in Delhi

# President Ram Nath Kovind pays floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary, in Delhi

First Published : Tuesday, October 31, 2017 07:27 AM
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