How Sardar Patel Ingrained The Culture Of Unity In Diversity
31, Oct 2019, 2:22 PM IST
Sardar Vallabhai Patel played a pivotal role during India’s freedom movement. For this dedicated servant of our nation, religion and patriotism were complementary to each other. He believed that patriotism meant worshiping one’s motherland and having deep love and regard for one’s tradition, history and culture. He concluded that patriotism is itself a religion. Therefore, a truly religious person should have no difficulty in developing the spirit of patriotism. On his birth anniversary, let’s revisit how this dedicated freedom fighter and patriot engrained the culture of ‘Unity in Diversity’ among Indians and advocated patriotism as the highest form of religion.