The man who played one of the most important roles in the unification of Independent India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel

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On the 31st October every year, India celebrates the National Unity Day or "Rashtriya Ekta Divas" to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel. He successfully merged the 565 Princely States into the Union of India. History bears witness to Sardar being the unifier of India, the largest democracy of the world.

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