Celebrations of 141st Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Rashtriya Ekta Diwas(National Unity Day)
141st Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and Rashtriya Ekta Diwas(National Unity Day) was celebrated by Consulate General of India, Birmingham on October 31.Consul General J K Sharma administered Rashtriya Ekta Diwas pledge to officials of the Consulate. Floral tributes were paid to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by Consul General J K Sharma and Community Leaders e.g Councillor Ramesh Srivastava, Chair, British Organisation of People of Asian Origin, Councillor Rati Lal Govind, Councillor Baljit Singh, Shri Harmohinder Singh Bhatia, Chairman, Sandwell Confederation of Indians, Shri R S Sandhu, Former High Sheriff, Dr Prakash Sahay, Indian Medical Association, Shri Uday Dholakia, Chairman, Indo British Trade Council, Shri Hamid Malik, President, Federation of Indian Muslim Organisations, Shri Tarang Shelat. Hindu Council etc. A documentary film titled 'Man of Silence- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel' was screened. In their speeches Consul General and Community Leaders paid rich tributes to Sardar Patel and highlighted his immense contribution towards India's freedom struggle and national integration.