Sardar Patel tried to unify India by merging small states. Presently the same states are getting divided on Some or the other basis. comments?
but Sardar Patel s achievement of merging more than 600 princely Indian states can never be underestimated
What Sardar Patel did was to use his skills in persuading many of these princely states to join the dominion of India. It was a political accomplishment. But that did not mean that the centuries old differences became wiped out due to this single act.
Today, the division of states, which we are witnessing, is result of dynamics of democracy, where the differences are being given recognition and being given chance to take contro ...more