PM Narendra Modi pays tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, flags off ‘Run for Unity’ at Rajpath

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New Delhi | Published: October 31, 2015 9:15:48 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off 'Run For Unity' march at Rajpath on Saturday morning.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi flagged off ‘Run For Unity’ march at Rajpath on Saturday morning.

The event, which marks the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, is attended by around 15,000 people.

Earlier, the Prime Minister offered floral tributes at Sardar Patel statue on Parliament Street along with Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister of Parliamentary Affairs Venkaiah Naidu.

The day is being celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ (National Unity Day).

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