The 'Iron Man of India' Sardar Vallabhai Patel is a legendary figure from India's freedom struggle. He is hailed for his remarkable contribution in uniting the country after it gained Independence from colonial rule.
Today, on the occasion of his 141st birth anniversary which is being observed as 'Ekta Diwas', the country is paying rich tributes to the great leader.
Paid floral tributes to the great Sardar Patel. pic.twitter.com/5lqd3Qx99r— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 31, 2016
But here are some quotes that show why he was a visionary leader and still remains relevant to the India of today:
On revolution and activism
On nationalism and patriotism
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