Run for Unity is encourage India to run together in a tribute to Sardar Patel
Shri Narendra Modi marked the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, that is, October 31st as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ (National Unity Day) to commemorate his legacy. On the very same day, the ‘Run for Unity’ Marathon was flagged off, with the aim of having every Indian run together in a tribute to Sardar Patel.
Thousands of registrations were reported and the marathon was held on 31st October 2013 at several places throughout India. The marathon had a huge turnout and the event proved to be ideal for spreading awareness about Sardar Patel’s contribution to Indian history.