New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, President Ram Nath Kovind, VP Venkaiah Naidu and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, on Tuesday paid tributes to Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary.
On the occasion, PM said-"We salute Sardar Patel on his Jayanti. His momentous service and monumental contribution to India can never be forgotten".
"Sardar Patel united the country," Modi added. "We remember Sardar Patel on his birth anniversary. We are proud of his contribution to India before we attained freedom and during the early years after we became independent," he further said.
"We will work towards building a new India, and this is what our pledge should be," said Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
I am really happy that the young generation of the country is participating actively in this 'Run for Unity'," PM Narendra Modi said. (Image: ANI)
"Proud of his contribution to India before we attained freedom & during the early years after we became independent," said PM (Here are some pictures, have a look:)