Articles tagged under: Sardar Patel

VP Venkaiah Naidu donates a month salary of Rs. 5 lakh to Sardar Patel Memorial Trust in Gujarat

January 20, 2019
VP Venkaiah Naidu donates a month salary of Rs. 5 lakh to Sardar Patel Memorial Trust in Gujarat

Karamsad: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today visited Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's old residence in Karamsad town of Central Gujarat soon after visiting the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya. Naidu visited the photo gallery in detail and also watched a short film on Sardar Patel's life. After talk with Sardar Patel Memorial Trust's Vice President Amrutaben Patel, Naidu donated his one month salary which is Rs. 5 lakh to Sardar Patel Memorial Trust. DeshGujaratRead More

Sardar Patel devoted his entire life for unity of India: PM in Mann Ki Baat

December 30, 2018

New Delhi: Statue of Unity: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his Mann Ki Baat radio address today remembered Sardar Vallabhbha Patel while speaking on his recent visit to Statue of Unity on the sidelines of All India State Police Chief(DG/IG) conference. He said: a few days ago, a DGP conference was held at Kevdia on the banks of Narbada in Gujarat, where the world's highest statue 'Statue of Unity' is situated, there I had a meaningful discussion with the top policemen of the country. Wh...Read More

What was the Name of Sardar Patel’s Father (a note by Arun Jaitley)

November 27, 2018
What was the Name of Sardar Patel’s Father (a note by Arun Jaitley)

New Delhi: Finance Minister and senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has posted a Facebook note titling 'What was the Name of Sardar Patel’s Father which is presented here in full text: The debate whether India should be a dynastic democracy has been ignited by a self-goal of the Congress Party. The Prime Minister’s mother’s age was made a subject matter of the electoral debate. His father’s anonymity was commented upon as an inadequate credential of the Prime Minister. The argument given w...Read More

Gujarat CM visits Sardar Patel ‘s birth place in Nadiad

November 20, 2018

Nadiad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today paid visit to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth place in Central Gujarat town Nadiad and paid tribute to Iron Man of India right at the place where he was born. Local Lok Sabha member, MLA and others joined Rupani. Sardar Patel was born in Nadiad at his maternal uncle's house. His native town was nearby Karamsad. DeshGujaratRead More

With Statue of Unity, Sardar Patel goes global

November 05, 2018

Gandhinagar: With Statue of Unity, conceptualized by then Gujarat Chief Minister and current Prime Minister Narendra Modi, India's one of the finest sons, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel goes global. Presented here is slide show of how various international news organizations covered Statue of Unity featuring Sardar Patel recently. DeshGujarat Read More

Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

November 04, 2018
Wrong information provided to Rajya Sabha, Ahmedabad airport renamed under my Chief Ministership only: Shankersinh

Gandhinagar: Former Chief Minister and senior leader Shankersinh Vaghela today said the the information provided to Rajya Sabha that international airport in Ahmedabad was named after Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel named under Atal Bihari Vajpayee as Prime Minister and Keshubhai Patel as Chief Minister was wrong. Prior to unveiling of Sardar Patel's 'Statue of Unity' by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shankersinh Vaghela had told media persons that Ahmedabad airport was named after Sardar Patel duri...Read More

Tallest Statue in the world constructed in record 33 months: Statement from L & T including technical aspects

October 31, 2018
Tallest Statue in the world constructed in record 33 months: Statement from L & T including technical aspects

Kevadia (Gujarat): The ‘Statue of Unity’ (SoU), dedicated to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, was inaugurated at the hands of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today. At 182 meters (597 feet), the steel, concrete and brass-clad statue is the tallest in the world and Larsen & Toubro is proud to have constructed it in a record time of 33 months. The Buildings & Factories business of the construction arm of L&T had won this prestigious EPC contract for the design and construc...Read More

A special tribute to a great unifier & the maker of modern India: Blog post by PM Narendra Modi

October 31, 2018
A special tribute to a great unifier & the maker of modern India: Blog post by PM Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India The first half of 1947 was a critical period in India’s history. The end of colonial rule was certain and so was India’s partition but what was uncertain was whether there would be more than one division. Prices were rising, food shortages were common but over and above everything else, the unity of India was under severe strain. It was in these circumstances that the States Department came into being in the middle of 1947. Among the ch...Read More

Online ticket booking for Statue of Unity visit commences on SVPRET website, mobile app

October 29, 2018
Online ticket booking for Statue of Unity visit commences on SVPRET website, mobile app

Bharuch: Online ticket booking for visit to Statue of Unity, the tallest statue in the world is now available on www.soutickets.in . According to a statement issued by Sardar Sarovar Narmada Nigam Ltd (SSNNL), online booking has been launched with effect from October 27, well ahead of statue's inauguration by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31st. The statement said the statue will be opened for public visit with effect from 1st November 2018. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Rashtriya Ekta T...Read More

4,647 sq.m. museum dedicated to Sardar Patel to open at Statue of Unity

October 29, 2018
4,647 sq.m. museum dedicated to Sardar Patel to open at Statue of Unity

Bharuch: A 4,647 square meter audio visual exhibition with use of state-of-the-art technology has been set up under the Statue of Unity, the tallest statue of the world. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit this exhibition on 31st of October after inaugurating the statue. A 18 ft high bronze statue will showcase the statue of unity to visitors. A video wall will showcase the process of construction of statue of unity. An audio-video kiosk will offer details of how iron and soil from ...Read More