PM Modi Pays Tribute To Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel On His 145th Birth Anniversary At The Statue Of Unity In Gujarat Today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi participated in the Unity Day celebrations held in Kevadia, Gujarat on the occasion of the 145th birth anniversary of Sardar Patel. Today is the second day of PM Modi’s Gujarat tour. PM Modi paid floral tributes at the Statue of Unity earlier today. After this unity day parade was organized here.

The soldiers of Central Reserve Security Force, Border Security Force, Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Central Industrial Security Force and National Security Guard participated in the unity day parade. Weapons were also displayed in it.

Apart from this, rifle drill was also performed by the women officers of CRPF. After the parade, the Prime Minister will also talk to 428 trainees of the Indian Civil Service through video conferencing through video conferencing.

Earlier on October 30, PM Modi inaugurated projects like Ekta Cruise Service, Ekta Mall and Nutritious Park for Children in Kevadia. Tourists will be able to travel six kilometers from Shreshtha Bharat Bhavan to Statue of Unity through the ferry boat service at Ekta Cruise Service.

“The seaplane service from Sardar Sarovar to Sabarmati Riverfront is also going to be launched today. For the vision of Sardar Patel, the countrymen will now also have the option of seaplane service to see the Statue of Unity. This will boost tourism in this area,” PM Modi said.

“It is also a wonderful coincidence that today is also Valmiki Jayanti. The cultural unity of India that we see today… The India we experience, the work of making it more vibrant and energetic was done centuries ago by Adikavi Maharishi Valmiki,” he added.

“Nobody had imagined last year that Covid-19 pandemic would strike, but the country fought with collective strength and will, which is unprecedented in history. When other countries of the world are struggling against the pandemic, India has fought it bravely and is coming out of it,” he said.

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