Prime Minister Modi urges Indians to celebrate “National Unity Day”, recalls Sardar Patel’s philosophy
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed his monthly radio show “Mann Ki Baat” on Sunday, where he referred to the upcoming birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, which is celebrated as “National Unity Day”. Prime Minister Modi urged Indian citizens to join in at least one activity that promotes national unity by day saying India could reach great heights through a united enterprise.
“Next Sunday, October 31, will be the anniversary of the birth of Sardar Patel. On behalf of every ‘Mann Ki Baat’ listener, and on my behalf, I salute the Iron Man. We celebrate October 31 as’ National Unity Day “We must join in at least one activity that promotes national unity,” Prime Minister Modi said.
Sardar Saheb used to say that we can only take the country to new heights with our united enterprise. If we do not have unity, then we will imprison ourselves in new calamities. has national unity, there is height, there is development. Our movement for freedom is the greatest example of this. We can learn a lot from the life of Sardar Patel ji, from his thoughts “, a- he added.
We celebrate October 31 as the day of national unity. We need to partner with at least one activity that promotes national unity: PM Modi on his monthly radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat’ pic.twitter.com/B2o55L9wiH
– ANI (@ANI) 24 October 2021
Prime Minister Modi also explained how India has a long tradition of celebrating festivals across Rangoli. He revealed that the Ministry of Culture is planning to hold a national rangoli-making competition to celebrate Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. The Prime Minister said: “We have a tradition of color filling at festivals across Rangoli for centuries. The diversity of the country is visible in Rangoli. The Ministry of Culture will also be holding a national competition related to this.”
“You imagine, when a rangoli related to the freedom movement is made, people will draw a picture of a freedom voter on their doorstep, on the wall, display any independence event with colors, then, the color of Amrit Mahotsav will also increase, ”he added.