Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

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The nation will celebrate the birth anniversary of the first Deputy Prime Minister of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or the National Unity Day tomorrow.

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will offer floral tributes at Sardar Patel statue on Parliament Street in New Delhi.

The Prime Minister will then address the people assembling at Rajpath for the “Run For Unity”. He will administer the pledge of unity to the assembled gathering.

The Prime Minister will flag off the “Run For Unity” on the occasion of Sardar Patel Jayanti from the lawns of Vijay Chowk. The participation is voluntary and a large number of people including school-children and sportspersons are expected to join the Run for Unity.

Ahead of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, the pledge of National Unity was administered at many offices of Government of India in New Delhi today.

The celebrations are also being held in states and abroad. Union Ministers are also attending these celebrations at different places.

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