Articles tagged under: Sardar Patel

Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

February 19, 2018
Valley of flowers at Statue of Unity site

Bharuch: The Prime Minister is likely to dedicate the Statue of Unity - world's tallest statue at Sardar Sarovar Narmada dam site on October 31st this year. Along with the statue and museum, the Prime Minister will also dedicate another tourist attraction - valley of flowers. The government has released Rs 6 crore of Rs 12 crore grant approved for the valley of flowers project. While Rs 3 crore was spent last year, another Rs 3 crore have been spent this year. The Prime Minister had sugg...Read More

Sardar Patel’s great grandnephew slams Shaktisinh for ‘Hardik has Sardar’s DNA’ remark

November 14, 2017

<iframe width="1280" height="720" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/7rtXazYVx4g" frameborder="0" gesture="media" allowfullscreen></iframe>   Anand: Reacting to Congress leader Shaktisinh Gohil's remark that quota agitation leader Hardik Patel has DNA of Sardar Patel, Sameer Patel, great grandnephew of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel today said one should not listen to Shaktisinh or any other Congress leaders in such matters as Congress leaders had no respect for dada (Sardar Pat...Read More

Attempts were made to erase Sardar’s name: PM on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary

October 31, 2017
Attempts were made to erase Sardar’s name: PM on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary

New Delhi: Slamming the Gandhi-Nehru family run/controlled governments without naming them, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today morning in Delhi said Sardar Patel was not introduced to new generation. Modi said, 'in a way attempts were made to erase his name or to make his name smaller. Whether some government approves him or not, history is witnessed to the fact that youths of this country are not ready to forget Sardar. They are not ready him to disappear from history.' 'When country...Read More

Somnath Series: How a decision to replace ruined old Somnath temple with a new grand one arrived at

October 03, 2017
Somnath Series: How a decision to replace ruined old Somnath temple with a new grand one arrived at

Somnath Series by Japan K Pathak In this series, I intend to cater various articles on Somnath temple, covering the period between its last destruction and final reconstruction. To clear any doubts or to obtain more details, you can reach me at my email address japanpathak [at] deshgujarat [dot] com. In the previous article which was the fourth article in this series you read how Mahatma Gandhi favored the restoration of old Somnath temple which was in ruins. Gandhiji however objected any po...Read More

Somnath Series: Mahatma Gandhi’s centrist stand on Somnath temple restoration

September 05, 2017
Somnath Series: Mahatma Gandhi’s centrist stand on Somnath temple restoration

Somnath Series by Japan K Pathak In this series, I intend to cater various articles on Somnath temple, covering the period between its last destruction and final reconstruction. To clear any doubts or to obtain more details, you can reach me at my email address japanpathak [at] deshgujarat [dot] com. In the previous article which was the third article in this series you read how in 1947 when the rule of Britishers and Nawab came to an end ,  Sardar Patel, Gadgil, Jam Saheb and others paid v...Read More

Somnath Series: Historic visit by Sardar Patel, Gadgil, Jam Saheb that paved the way for reconstruction of ruined Somnath temple

August 27, 2017
Somnath Series: Historic visit by Sardar Patel, Gadgil, Jam Saheb that paved the way for reconstruction of ruined Somnath temple

  Somnath Series by Japan K Pathak In this series, I intend to cater various articles on Somnath temple, covering the period between its last destruction and final reconstruction. To clear any doubts or to obtain more details, you can reach me at my email address japanpathak [at] deshgujarat [dot] com. In the previous article which was the second piece in this series you read how Somnath temple continued to stay in ruined condition for a period of roughly two and half centuries post it...Read More

Anand MP led delegation visits PM, discusses Rs 27 crore Sardar Udyan project

March 28, 2017
Anand MP led delegation visits PM, discusses Rs 27 crore Sardar Udyan project

Anand: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi held detailed discussion on Rs 27 crore Sardar Patel Udyan project in Sardar's native town Karamsad in Central Gujarat. The discussion took place when a delegation led by Anand Lok Sabha MP Dipak Patel from Karamsad visited the Prime Minister in Delhi yesterday. Rs 27 crore project involves lake beautification, Akhand Bharat park in the middle of the lake and Sardar Patel's statue over there. Walkway, boating are other features of this project. ...Read More

VP Menon on Sardar Patel’s approach in economic sphere

January 01, 2017
VP Menon on Sardar Patel’s approach in economic sphere

Japan K Pathak, Ahmedabad: Sardar Patel was never a Finance minister, but how was his economic approach? V.P.Menon who worked closely with Sardar Patel wrote an article post Sardar's passing away. Here is an excerpt from Menon's article throwing light over Sardar's approach to economy: In the economic sphere, Sardar was an advocate of gradualism and disliked the revolutionary approach. He yielded to none in his conviction that the prosperity of the country depended upon rapid industriali...Read More

In a first, govt ‘flash mob’ performance to mark Sardar Patel event

November 01, 2016
In a first, govt ‘flash mob’ performance to mark Sardar Patel event

New Delhi: In a first in the way the government communicates, a "flash mob" event was held to mark the 141st birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, taking passersby at the Gateway of India by a pleasant surprise. According to officials, lending colour and joy to the occasion, masked dancers from across the country gathered at the Gateway of India in Mumbai last week and performed to 'Saare Jahan Se Achcha', highlighting the country's biggest strength - that of unity in diversity. D...Read More

Fadnavis pays tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary

October 31, 2016
Fadnavis pays tributes to Sardar Patel on birth anniversary

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India's first Home Minister, on the occasion of his 141st birth anniversary, which is also observed as National Unity Day. "Paid humble tributes to one of the greatest leaders Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birth anniversary," he said in a tweet. Fadnavis joined Governor Vidyasagar Rao to administer pledge of national integration and later flagged off 'Run for Unity' in south Mumbai. T...Read More

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