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PM Modi pays tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel on death anniversary

Vallabhbhai Patel, known for his contribution in uniting the country through the merger of small princely states, was born on October 31, 1875, and died on December 15, 1950. He was the country's first deputy Prime Minister.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

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Published on 15 Dec 2018 5:51 AM GMT

PM Modi pays tribute to Vallabhbhai Patel on death anniversary
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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 68th death anniversary.

"Remembering the great Sardar Patel on his Punyatithi. His thoughts, rich work and strong effort towards India's unity inspire generations of Indians," Modi tweeted.

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The Congress party also remembered Patel. It said in a tweet: "Sardar Vallabhai Patel, known as 'Iron Man of India', was the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of independent India.

"A stalwart of the Congress Party he valiantly fought the British & worked tirelessly to unite the country. We salute his valour and honour him today."

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Vallabhbhai Patel, known for his contribution in uniting the country through the merger of small princely states, was born on October 31, 1875, and died on December 15, 1950. He was the country's first deputy Prime Minister.

Sakshi Chaturvedi

Sakshi Chaturvedi

A journalist, presently working as a Sub-Editor at newstrack.com.

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