Prime Minister Narendra Modi participates in a run for unity to mark the birth anniversary of Indian freedom fighter and first Home Minister of Independent India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, in New Delhi.
‘The light has gone’ Flag at half-mast, Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru addresses a crowd at Ramlila Maidan on Feb 1, 1948, a day after Gandhi was cremated following his assassination. Sardar Patel, Maulana Azad seated.
A group of Indian Americans wearing Modi masks participate in the "Run for Unity" event organised on the death anniversary of Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel at the National Monument in Washington on Sunday.
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh with senior BJP leader L K Advani, DoNER Minister Paban Singh Ghatowar and Janata Party President Subramanian Swamy after paying homage to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary at Parliament in New Delhi .
Vallabhbahi PatelAs deputy prime minister with additional charge of home, he performed the stupendous task of integrating the 562 princely states into 26 administrative units of the Union. Speculation on whether India would have been stronger with Sardar Patel (1875-1950) as first PM continues.