Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel – the beginning of his political life

08 February 2016

Sardar Patel, one of the foremost political leaders of India, was known for leading the nation’s freedom struggle from the front and for that, was referred to as the “Ironman of India”. This is the story of how his foray into politics began. After passing his Barrister-at-Law examination in England, in the year 1913, Vallabhbhai…

Read More

Fulfilling the vision of an ‘Icon of Freedom & Unity’ tourism circuit in Gujarat

04 February 2016

The Collector of Surat Rajinder Kumar took the initiative of raising a public subscription for installing a 21′ version of the Statue of Unity at Baben, Bardoli to fulfil the vision of an ‘Icon of Freedom & Unity’ tourism circuit in Gujarat. A purse of Rs.2.4 crores has been raised which will be handed over…

Read More

Sardar Patel: The Making of a Barrister

23 July 2015

Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (October 31, 1875 – December 15, 1950) was an Indian statesman and barrister, and one of the founding fathers of the nation. Born into a family of humble means in the state of Gujarat, Sardar Patel always had a dream of becoming a barrister. However, he never had the resources or the…

Read More

The World’s Tallest Statues

22 June 2015

Post its scheduled completion in 2018, the 182 m high Statue of Unity will be the world’s tallest statue. See this infographic for more information on the 10 tallest statues in the world – their sizes, what they depict, and where they are located.

Read More

Early Life of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: The Iron Man of India

14 June 2015

Born: October 31, 1875 Died: December 15, 1950 Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel, one of the most famous barristers and statesmen that India has ever produced, was also a dynamic social leader who led the country’s fight for independence from the front. He mentored India’s integration into an independent and united nation, in a very responsible manner….

Read More