New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday flagged off 'Run for Unity' on the occasion of 141st birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
The Modi government last year decided to observe Sardar Patel Jayanti Day as 'Ekta Diwas'.
Besides PM Modi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu, and Lieutenant-Governor Najeeb Jung were present at the event.
The Prime Minister released a Commemorative Stamp at the programme and administered the Ekta Pledge.
While addressing the participants gathered at Dhyan Chand National Stadium, PM Modi credited Sardar Patel for the united India.