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Agartala, Oct 31 (UNI) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today flagged off the
rally – Run for Unity at Vivekananda stadium here on the occasion of Rastriya Ekta
Diwas to commemorate the birth anniversary of first deputy prime minister of India
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma attended the formal inauguration of statue
of unit built in memory of Sardar Patel at Gandhinagar.
Hundreds of people from different walks of life, Chief Minister Deb along with his
cabinet colleagues, BJP MLAs and security force personnel take part in the run to
spread the message of unity in diversity in the country.
Inaugurating the event this morning, Mr Deb appreciated the Prime Minister Narendra
Modi for according honour to Bharat Ratna Sardar Patel who contributed a lot for
India’s freedom movement.
The role of Patel to unite diverse Indians against British rulers has also been
remembered by Deb.