On the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India and a proud son of Gujarat, Chief Minister Shri Bhupendra Patel and Gujarat Legislative Assembly Speaker Shri Shankar Chaudhary offered their respects by laying floral tributes at the statue and oil painting displayed in the Gujarat Assembly premises in Gandhinagar.
During this significant occasion, several dignitaries were in attendance, including Health Minister Shri Rushikesh Patel, Tourism Minister Shri Mulu Bera, and Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Smt. Bhanuben Babaria, Food and Civil Supplies Minister Shri Bhikhusinhji Parmar, MLA of Gandhinagar Smt. Ritaben Patel, Gandhinagar Municipal Corporation Mayor Shri Premal Singh Gol, Gujarat Legislative Assembly Secretary Shri D. Patel, deputy secretaries, various officials, employees, municipal corporators, and numerous Gandhinagar leaders. They all paid their respects by offering floral tributes to the statue and oil painting in honor of Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary.
During the ceremony, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Shri Shankar Chaudhary emphasized that Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is a symbol of unity. He encouraged all citizens to transcend religious and regional divides and work together to build a stronger India, capable of achieving recognition on the global stage.
He also praised Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel for his expert handling of the integration of princely states. His life exemplifies heroism, organizational prowess, decisiveness, diplomacy, and unyielding dedication. He encouraged the younger generation to study Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s life and work, taking inspiration from his legacy.
Source: Information Department, Gujarat