CM flags off ‘Run for Unity’ to commemorate Sardar Patel birth anniversary
Panaji: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant today flagged off a run to commemorate the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in his Sankhali constituency.
The ‘Run for Unity’ saw the participation of a large number of people.
“Today we renew our resolve to defend and protect the unity and integrity of our nation,” Chief Minister tweeted.
The central government observes October 31 across the country as a day of special occasion to foster and reinforce the government’s dedication to preserve and strengthen unity, integrity and security of the nation by celebrating it as a ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ or National Unity Day to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Patel.
Leader of Opposition Diagmber Kamat also remembered former deputy prime minister of India on his birth anniversary.