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Rashtriya Ekta Diwas

Mission organized an event on the forenoon of 31 October to celebrate Rashtriya Ekta Diwas in Madrid. The India-based staff of the Embassy took the Integrity Pledge, administered by the Charge d'affaires. A Photo exhibition detailing the significant milestones and famous photographs of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was mounted in the Chancery and two documentaries: Life and Times of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Special Documentary were screened. A quiz program based on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and his role in the Freedom Movement and Nation Building, was conducted and winners were awarded certificates and books based on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The glimpses into the life of Sardar Patel, which exemplified humility and Gandhian ideals of simple living and high thinking were appreciated. The contribution of Sardar Patel as the founding father of the Republic of India who shaped the narrative of a modern, strong and self-reliant country is remembered.