Protecting democracy, a true tribute to Sardar Patel: Rahul Gandhi
Congress Secretary General Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also paid tribute to Patel by remembering his contribution to the cause of farmers
On October 31, Congress paid tribute to Indian Prime Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his birthday. .
Congress Secretary General Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also paid tribute to Patel by remembering his contribution to the cause of farmers, saying his fight “makes us stand like a rock in the fight for justice against the ‘oppression of farmers’.
âToday, when all the pillars of our democracy are weakened, we must remember the contribution of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He was also an important voice among the leaders of Congress who built these pillars,â said Rahul Gandhi in a tweet in Hindi.
Protecting democracy is the real tribute to Sardar Patel, he said.
Priyanka Gandhi said: âIron Manâ Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel made the voice of farmers’ rights and self-respect heard in Bardoli Satyagraha.
“Her (Patel’s) fight inspires us to stand up like a rock in the fight for justice against the oppression of farmers and for their rights,” she said.
Congress, from its official Twitter account, said: âIn this fight to keep India united; in this fight so that love triumphs over hatred; in this fight to protect our farmers, our people, our nation; we remember Bharat Ratna Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, today and every day. âThe Center regards October 31 as a day to foster and strengthen the government’s commitment to preserve and strengthen unity, integrity and security of the nation by celebrating it as “Rashtriya Ekta Diwas” or “National Unity Day” to commemorate Patel’s birthday.