National Unity Day is celebrated in India honouring the 144th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabai Patel.
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The Iron Man of India, one of the freedom fighters in India is remembered for the actions he has taken to unify the country. In order to honour him a tallest statue of him was constructed in Gujarat. The statue was named as the statue of unity.
PM Narendra Modi paid tribute to Vallabai Patel on his birth anniversary in the statue of unity. He dedicated the unity of Jammu and Kashmir into Ladakh to the iron man who fought for unity.
A special event, ‘Run for Unity’ is being organised on this day to bring the whole nation to run for unity. The marathon encouraged all the citizens of the world to run together.
This day was celebrated from the year 2014 when the committee decided to celebrate Vallabai Patel’s birthday as the National Unity Day.