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Nation pays homage to Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel on his death anniversary


  • Fondly known as Iron Man of India, Sardar Patel brought together more than 500 princely States with India. 
  • He served as the first deputy Prime Minister of India from 1947 to 1950. 
  • He acted as Home Minister during the political integration of India and the Indo-Pakistani War of 1947.
  • The Statue of Unity is a monument dedicated to Patel, located in the Indian state of Gujarat, facing the Narmada Dam, 3.2 km away from Sadhu Bet near Vadodara.