National Day: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel played an important role in liberating the country from the British rule. Vallabhbhai Patel Jit was given the title of Sardar for his outstanding leadership qualities. He has mobilized for various reasons and united the common people.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, popularly known as the Iron Man of India, celebrated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s 145th birth anniversary on October 31. Since 2014, National Integration Day is celebrated on 31st October every year in the country. On this day people take part in Run for Unity. Run for Unity is a symbol of unity which shows that the country is moving forward collectively with the goal of One India, One India. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel G made an important contribution to liberate the country from the British rule. Vallabhbhai Patel Jit was given the title of Sardar for his outstanding leadership qualities. He has mobilized for various reasons and united the common people.
10th pass at 22 years old
Vallabhbhai Patel was born on 31 October 1875 in Nadiad, Gujarat to a zamindar family. He was the fourth son of his father Jhavarbhai Patel and mother Ladbai. His father was a farmer. She married Jhavar Baba in 1891 when she was just 16 years old. After which he became the father of two children named Dahiyabhai and Maniben Patel. Vallabhbhai Patel did his early education in a Gujarati medium school. He passed the tenth test at the age of 22. Then in 1913 he completed his law studies by the Ins Court of the Law Department. He then started practicing law in Godhra, Gujarat.
He played an important role in the Kheda movement in 1917
Inspired by the influential ideas of Mahatma Gandhi, India’s great independence, Vallabhbhai Patel spoke out against untouchability, racism, atrocities against women and made great efforts to eradicate social evils. In 1911 he played an important role in the persecution movement. After which he got the title of Sardar.
Active participation of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the Quit India Movement
The Quit India Movement of 1942 is said to have been initially started by Sardar Patel. Although Gandhiji started the Quit India movement till the end, Patel ji supported this movement more than any other Congress official. He worked closely with Gandhiji and other freedom fighters to ensure that the movement greatly influenced the British and forced them to leave the country.