The Iron Man of India (Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel)


THE IRON MAN OF INDIA                                 

Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (October 31, 1875 – December 15, 1950), popularly known as Sardar Patel, also called as 'The Iron Man of India' was an Indian politician. He served as the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. ... In India and elsewhere, he was often called the Sardar in Hindi, Urdu and Persian, which means  "Major"


 After completing his barrister's studies from London, he advocated from Ahmedabad. Inspired by the views of Mahatma Gandhi, he participated in India's freedom movement. Sardar Patel was a senior leader of the Indian National Congress and founder of the Indian Republic. Oct 29, 2019


Sardar Patel ran Operation Polo to merge Hyderabad.
A state department was established on 5th July 1947.
Respecting Gandhiji's wish, Sardar Patel kept himself away from the prime ministerial race and Pt. Supported Nehru.
As India's first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Patel organised relief efforts for refugees fleeing from Pakistan to Punjab and Delhi and worked to make peace.
Sardar Patel during his tenure set up Kamla Nehru Hospital, setting up of Gandhi Memorial, reconstruction of Somnath Temple.


Sardar Patel's contribution to India's political history can never be forgotten. The only credit for building a new India is given to Vallabhbhai Patel. He made his contribution to one of the independent India. While discharging his obligations, 600 small princely states were joined by India, and that is why the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi, gave him the title of Sardar and Iron Man.

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