Unity Run conducted in Ongole
The Prakasam district administration organized the Unity Run for 2 kilometers on Wednesday morning to commemmorate the 143rd birth anniversary of...
Ongole: The Prakasam district administration organized the Unity Run for 2 kilometers on Wednesday morning to commemmorate the 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the first home minister and commander in chief of armed forces in independent India, along with the death anniversary of former prime minister, Indira Gandhi.
The district revenue officer V Venkata Subbaiah flagged off the unity run in which nearly thousand students from various schools are participated. He remembered the Sardar Patel as the man who contributed his life for the integrity and political stabilization of the nation.
He announced that the National Integrity Day is being celebrated on every October 31 to remember the great services of Sardar Patel as well as the contribution by Indira Gandhi. The district education officer VS Subbarao said that Patel has merged about 556 princely states scattered post independence in India, for the national integrity. He asked the youth and students to take inspiration from the Sardar Patel and his commitment and services towards the country.