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How sardar patel got the name iron man of india?

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Asked by Quest, 10 Sep '13 01:04 pm
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The spectacular success of Sardar Patel in unifying around 565 princely states of India earned him the title of Iron Man.
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 10 Sep '13 01:19 pm

 
  
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Using frank diplomacy, backed with the option and use of military force, Patel's leadership persuaded almost every princely state which did not have a Muslim majority to accede to India. Often known as the "Iron Man of India" he is also remembered as the "Patron Saint" of India's civil servants for establishing modern all-India services.
Answered by LIPSIKA, 10 Sep '13 01:09 pm

 
  
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Sardar Patel was a man of principles. A fierce nationalist, he never believed in compromising with his core philosophy of nation first. Basically it was his success in integrating around 565 princely states after independence that got him the sobriquet of Iron Man.

Patel did not hesitate in using the policy of Saam-Daam-Dand-Bhed (friendship, give-and-take, punishment, and divide-and-rule) for achieving his objective. Such was his resolve and craft that princely states were left with no other option but to merge with India.
Source: india today
Answered by anil garg, 10 Sep '13 02:49 pm

 
  
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By getting smaller states to India
Answered by FekuSingh, 10 Sep '13 01:07 pm

 
  
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In those days when Plague was a life threatening disease, he too was affected by it. the only way to get it cured was by burning the affected area. he himself made the iron rod red hot and burnt the tumor of plague under his arms by himself. this could be one of the reasons. however, he was a great patriot and always against Nehru's policies for soft corners for minorities. he was opponent of partition of India. had he been made PM that time, the scenario of our country would have been far far better.
Answered by radhika ahuja, 10 Sep '13 01:13 pm

 
  
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By following the footsteps of gandhiji
Answered by shakaal, 10 Sep '13 01:05 pm

 
  
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He was mentally strong as Iron.
Answered by Surender Rao, 10 Sep '13 01:05 pm

 
  
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After getting independence while all other ministers were getting the sigh of relief from freedom struggle, Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel was restless in not being able to consolidate Indian Unity. He single handedly dealt all princely states to merge with India. This action of his gave him a name as Iron Man of India.
Answered by dinkar shetty, 11 Sep '13 09:28 am

 
  
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I Kept
Answered by alok khatore, 10 Sep '13 05:46 pm

 
  
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No clue boss
Answered by conviction, 10 Sep '13 05:25 pm

 
  
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