The Congress on Sunday paid tribute to India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday, with former party chief Rahul Gandhi saying that while all pillars of democracy are being “weakened”, it is important to remember his contribution.
Congress Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also paid tribute to Patel by remembering his contribution to the cause of farmers, saying that his struggle “inspires us to stand like a rock in the fight for justice against farmers’ oppression”.
“Today, when all the pillars of our democracy are weakening, we have to remember the contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He was also an important voice among the Congress leaders who built these pillars,” Rahul Gandhi said in a tweet in Hindi. He said protecting democracy is a true homage to Sardar Patel.
“Iron Man,” said Priyanka Gandhi, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel raised the voice for farmers’ rights and self-esteem in Bardoli Satyagraha. peasants and for their rights.
The Congress, from its official Twitter account, said, “In this fight to keep India united; in this fight to ensure the victory of love over hate; in this fight to protect our farmers, our people and our nation; we remember Bharat Ratna Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, today and every day.” October as a day to reinforce and enhance the government’s commitment to maintaining and strengthening the unity, safety and security of the nation by celebrating it as ‘Rashtria Ekta Diwas’ or ‘National Unity Day’ to commemorate the birth anniversary of Patil.