8 Nov 2019
Source: Press Information Bureau
About Rashtriya Ekta Diwas
- Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day is celebrated annually on October 31 to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Birth Anniversary)- Indian freedom fighter and independent India’s first deputy prime minister and home minister.
- He was instrumental in making a united India from the 565 semi-autonomous princely states and British-era colonial provinces.
- Since 2014, 31st October it has observed as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas and people from all walks of life participate in the Run for Unity, across the country.
- Run for Unity is organized all over the country in a spirit of achieving the goal – Ek Bharat Shreshta Bharat.
- During the celebration police contingents from all over the country presented a parade