NEW DELHI: President Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary at Rashtrapati Bhavan today morning.
President tweeted, “My humble tributes on the birth anniversary of Iron Man, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. A symbol of the unity of the country, Sardar Patel occupies a high place among our foremost nation-builders. The countrymen will always be indebted to Sardar Patel for establishing a work culture based on morality and service to the nation”.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah paid his tribute at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia, Gujarat. He tweeted ‘National Unity Day’ is celebrated today to mark the occasion of Patel’s birthday.