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What do you know about Sardar Vallabhai Patel, the Iron Man of India ?

Asked by Francisco, 17 Feb '09 12:37 am
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Sardar Vallabhai Patel was born on the 31st of October 1875, in Gujarat,Popularly known as the Iron Man of India,first home minister of india after independance,died of cardiac arrest on December 15, 1950.
Answered by Pardeep kapoor, 17 Feb '09 12:44 am

 
  
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Vallabhbhai Patel (Gujarati: IPA: Hi-Sardar_Vallabhbhai_Patel. (31 October 1875 15 December 1950) was a political and social leader of India who played a major role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation. In India and across the world, he was often addressed as Sardar which means Chief in many languages of India.
Raised in the countryside of Gujarat and largely self-educated, Vallabhbhai Patel was employed in successful practice as a lawyer when he was first inspired by the work and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi. Patel subsequently organised the peasants of Kheda, Borsad, and Bardoli in Gujarat in non-violent civil disobedience against oppressive policies imposed by the British Raj; in this role, he became one of the most influential leaders in Gujarat. He rose to the leadership of the Indian National Congress and was at the forefront of rebellions and political events, organising the party for elections in 1934 and 1937 ...more
Answered by Sheetal Kaur, 17 Feb '09 12:43 am

 
  
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Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel was born at his maternal uncle's house in Nadiad, Gujarat. He was the fourth son of Jhaverbhai and his wife Ladba Patel. They lived in the village of Karamsad, in the Kheda district where Jhaverbhai owned a homestead.

Vallabhbhai Patel was a political and social leader of India who played a major role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation. In India and across the world, he was often addressed as Sardar which means Chief in many languages of India.

As the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India, Patel organised relief for refugees in Punjab and Delhi, and led efforts to restore peace across the nation. Patel took charge of the task to forge a united India from the 565 semi-autonomous princely states and British-era colonial provinces. Using frank diplomacy backed with the option (and the use) of military action, Patel's leadership enabled the accession of almost every pri ...more
Answered by Jack Johnson, 17 Feb '09 08:02 pm

 
  
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