October 31, Died: December 15, Achievements: Successfully led Kheda Satyagraha and Bardoli revolt against British government; elected Ahmedabad's municipal president inand ; elected Congress President in ; was independent India's first Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister; played a key role in political integration of India; conferred Bharat Ratna in
Ideas of a Nation: A lawyer and a political activist, he played a leading role during the Indian Independence Movement. After independence, he was crucial in the integration of over princely states into the Indian Union. Despite being the choice of the people, on the request of Mahatma Gandhi, Sardar Patel stepped down from the candidacy of Congress President, which ultimately turned out to be the election to choose the first Prime Minister Sardar patel independent India.
Vallabhbhai, his father Sardar patel served in the army of the Queen of Jhansi while his mother was a very spiritual woman. Starting his academic career in a Gujarati medium school, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel later shifted to an English medium school.
InVallabhbhai passed his high school and started preparing for law examination. He went to pursue a degree in law and travelled to England in He completed his law degree in from Inns of Court and came back to India to start his law practice in Godhra, Gujarat.
For his legal proficiency, Vallabhbhai was offered many lucrative posts by the British Government but he rejected all. He was a staunch opponent of the British government and its laws and therefore decided not to work for the British.
In he married Zaverbai and the couple had two children. Patel shifted his practice to Ahmedabad.
He became a member of the Gujarat Club where he attended a lecture by Mahatma Gandhi. Inhe led a massive "No Tax Campaign" that urged the farmers not to pay taxes after the British insisted on tax after the floods in Kaira.
The peaceful movement forced the British authorities to return the land taken away from the farmers. His effort to bring together the farmers of his area brought him the title of 'Sardar'.
He actively supported the non-cooperation Movement launched by Gandhi.
Patel toured the nation with him, recruitedmembers and helped collect over Rs. Inthe farmers of Bardoli again faced a problem of "tax-hike".
After prolonged summons, when the farmers refused to pay the extra tax, the government seized their lands in retaliation. The agitation took on for more than six months. His inspiring speeches during the "Salt Movement" transformed the outlook of numerous people, who later played a major role in making the movement successful.
He led the Satyagraha movement across Gujarat when Gandhi was under imprisonment, upon request from the congress members. The treaty was popularly known as the Gandhi-Irwin Pact.
The same year, Patel was elected as the President of Indian National Congress in its Karachi session where the party deliberated its future path. Congress committed itself towards defence of fundamental and human rights.
It was in this session that the dream of a secular nation was conceived. Though he did not contest, Sardar Patel helped his fellow party mates during the election.
He continued travelling throughout the country propagating the agenda of the movement in a series of heart-felt speeches. He was arrested again in and was imprisoned in the Ahmednagar fort till along with other Congress leaders. He voiced his annoyance at Jawaharlal Nehru openly when the latter adopted socialism in Patel went on to work on a solution with V.
Menon, a civil servant during December and accepted his suggestion of creating a separate dominion based on religious inclination of states. He represented India in the Partition Council.Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel Hospital is located in thickly populated colony of Patel Nagar (Part of West Delhi), surrounded by adjoining colonies of Baba Farid Puri, Rajasthan Colony, Prem Nagar, Baljeet Nagar, Ranjeet Nagar, Shadi Pur, Kathputli Colony, Regar Pura etc inhabitated by large population of people belonging to Low and Middle Socio – economic status.
It was a privilege and great destiny to be the Chief Guest for the 1st Foundation Day of Sardar Patel University of Police, Security and Criminal Justice, Jodhpur.
Congratulations to Prof. S. A. Channiwala, Prof., MED for the conferment of the prestigious award of Bhatnagar Fellowship for the year by Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) which is awarded to an individual scientist in recognition of outstanding work. Sep 05, · Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s greatest contribution was in ensuring indivisible sovereignty for India, National Security Adviser Ajit Doval said here on Tuesday.
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