National Unity day (also known as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) is celebrated every year on 31st of October by the people all through India. It is celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who really unified the country. Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Unity Day was introduced by the Government of India in 2014 with the aim of celebrating this event every year on 31st October.
The aim of introducing this event is to pay tribute to the great man, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, on his birth anniversary by remembering his extraordinary works for the country. He really worked hard in keeping India united.
National Unity Day 2018
National Unity Day 2018 will be celebrated on 31st of October, at Wednesday by the people all over India. It would be celebrated as 143rd birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Why National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) is Celebrated
National Unity Day (or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) is the birthday (birth anniversary) of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, a famous personality for uniting India. This day was decided and introduced by the central government of India in New Delhi in 2014 in order to observe the birth anniversary of Patel every year as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. It aimed to pay tribute to him for his great efforts made to unite India.
This day was inaugurated in 2014 by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, by paying floral tributes at the statue of Sardar Patel and flagging off a program known as ‘Run For Unity’ in New Delhi. This program was planned to highlight the efforts made by Sardar Patel for uniting country.
At this day, a nationwide marathon is organized to increase awareness about Rashtriya Ekta Diwas and remember the great person.
Celebration of this occasion annually helps youth of the country to be aware of and provides an opportunity to everyone to maintain the integral strength of the nation. It makes Indian citizens to realize that how a national integrity helps in defeating the actual and potential threats for unity, integrity and security of the nation.
About Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is also known as the Iron Man of India who worked hard to make India an United India (Ek Bharat). He also requested the people of India to live together by uniting in order to create Shresth Bharat (Foremost India). Sardar Patel was born on 31st of October in 1875 at Karamsand, Gujarat.
He was also called as Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel. He died on 15th of December in 1950 at Bombay, Bombay State, India. He was a barrister, statesman, a leader of Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. He worked hard a social leader for the Independence of country and integration of people to make a united and independent nation.
As being the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India he played a most important role in the integration of many Indian princely states to make a an Indian federation. He made huge efforts to restore the peace all across the nation. He was also the first chairman and founder of the E.M.H.S (Edward Memorial High School Borsad, currently named as Jhaverbhai Dajibhai Patel High School).
His dedication for the national integration was completely uncompromising in order to make a newly liberated united country. His dedication towards the unity in country made him able to integrate more than 500 independent princely states in 1947 to 1949 from the British rule through the Independence Act 1947.
He is affectionately remembered as the “Iron Man of India” and “Patron saint of India’s civil servants” as he established the modern all-India services system. In order to remember him annually, Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is introduced by the Government of India in 2014.
How National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) is Celebrated
National Unity Day is an initiative celebrated every year to commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary. It is celebrated by the people of India by organizing variety of events. A floral tribute is given to the statue of Sardar Patel every year at the Patel Chowk, Parliament Street, New Delhi in the morning.
Various programmes are organized by the government of India to mark the occasion such as run for unity, pledge taking ceremony march past by the Indian police.
Run for Unity programme is held in the major cities, district towns and various places in the rural areas. Youths from the schools, colleges, universities, educational institutes, National Cadet Corps, National Service Scheme, etc take part in the programme very actively. It is organized at huge level in the National capital from Vijay Chowk to India Gate on the Rajpath at 8.30 am in the morning.
The second programme, which is organized most importantly in the government offices, public sectors, public institutions, etc, is pledge taking ceremony. It is organized to observe the occasion by truly taking the pledge in group.
Third event organized at this day is march past by the police (central armed police forces including scouts, guides, NCC, NSS, home guards, etc) on the streets of major cities and district towns. Somewhere, a pledge taking ceremony is held after the march past of police.
Employees and staffs from the municipal corporation of many cities also take part in the National Unity pledge and later in the Run for Unity. Students from various schools and colleges also perform variety of cultural activities including banners and posters making in order to spread the message of unity and security, essay writing, speech reciting, quiz competition, paintings, rhyme recitation, art making competition, debate on the related topic, etc.
The main objective of organizing variety of programmes at this day is to promote national integration among citizens of the India as well as maintain the unity and integrity of the country.
It has been requested by the Ministry of Human Resource Development to administer pledge taking in the schools and colleges so that students can be motivated and maintain the unity and integrity of the country in future. Thus, a notice has been issued by the Central Board of Secondary Education to administer the pledge in the schools.
Almost 250 centre coordinators has been appointed by the CBSE in schools all across India in order to organize the event in which more than 400-500 students come from the neighborhood schools at each centre to participate in the mass activities. Variety of activities play great role in conveying the message about importance of unity in maintaining peace, keeping public places clean, security, removing threats, etc in the country.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Pledge
Following is the pledge for Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day): “I solemnly pledge that I dedicate myself to preserve the unity, integrity and security of the nation and also strive hard to spread this message among my fellow countrymen.
I take this pledge in the spirit of unification of my country which was made possible by the vision and actions of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. I also solemnly resolve to make my own contribution to ensure internal security of my country.”
National Unity Day
National Unity Day is used to celebrate by many of the people on the 31st October to give lot of people every knowledge of making every people to get together to unite with lots of people to develop a positive attitude towards the unity of every Nation. Uniting the India Country is very important to focus on every part of
Uniting the India Country is very important to focus on every part of the field by every people in the India Country can be able to develop their own Nation for making a Strong India Country.
One has to concentrate on every part of the Field or activity by which everyone can be able to get all the Facilities as well as Services. It is very easy for every people to develop a better World by making a better coordination with all the people in the India Country.
National Unity Day is used to celebrate the Birthday of the Sardar Vallabhai Patel which was a famous and great National Leader who gave India Freedom from the cruel rule of the Britishers. National Unity Day is also known as the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas to make the people come together for developmental activities in the India Country.
It is very important for all the people to carry out all the tasks in a better way to develop and improve every Service for the people. It is very necessary for the people to come ahead to solve a lot of problems and difficulties by celebrating the Unity Day.
Sardar Vallabhai Patel was a Great Indian Leader who strives hard for the independence of the India Country. One has to develop their mind in order to focus on every activity to be developed for the welfare of the Country. It is very important for the people to get all the knowledge about how they should behave in a better way with every people. There were many Britishers who behaved in a bad manner with all the people in the India Country.
Britishers made every Indian their Slaves and control all the Indians to do many of the tasks for their own benefit and profit. Britishers were harassing a lot of Indians to control and do many of the activities from the Indian people.
Today India has got Freedom from the Britishers due to many of the National Leaders like Mahatma Gandhiji, Swami Vivekanand, Dr. BabaSaheb Ambedkar and many other Indian Leaders. It is very important for all the people to gather lots of information about how to develop the Country in a better way.
One has to take all the responsibilities when there is a problem of handling and tackling the situations of the Family. It is very important to maintain a proper plan to develop lot of people to do all the tasks for the welfare of the people.
Indians were not able to manage and focus on the developmental activities when they are used to control by the Britishers. Many Leaders and their Followers were used to encourage the people to fight for the Rights and Opportunities of the Britishers.
Celebration of the National Unity Day
National Unity Day is used to celebrate with lots of people to develop a proper coordination with the people to create a better attitude for the people to manage all the activities for the development of the people. It is not very easy to develop the minds of the people to improve their behavior for the development activities of the people. It is used to cultivate lot of skills in the people by which they can be able to create some innovative things for the development of the people. One has to strive hard to develop lot of great activities to make the people to encourage in a better way.
Every Indian People were very sad and unhappy with the Britishers due to their improper behavior and type of attitude with the every people of India. Indian People were very Influence by the activities of the Indian National Leaders and they are used to develop lot of activities for making the people Independent from the Britishers. People are curious to get all the activities develop to focus on the better side to carry out many of the tasks in a proper way. One has to become more eligible to get all the possible activities to be perfectly done for the welfare of the people.
Sardar Vallabhai Patel makes the people create a positive attitude towards every type of activity which is Simple as well as Difficult to develop a proper idea to focus on every activity to be accurately done in a better way. It is very easy for the people to achieve a Simple task, but it is difficult to achieve Difficult tasks in a better way. One has to search and find every possible plan to cultivate it into a better possibility to develop in a better way. Every people should be very focused on every task and they have to do every type of work to get proper success in a good way.
People should be able to develop proper tasks when they have lots of developing skills in them. So every people should concentrate on every developing skill to make a better thing for the welfare of the people. On the National Unity Day, Government is used to organize many of the Events like the Speech ceremony, Games, Educational Speeches in many of the Schools, Colleges, Universities, Cadet Corps of the Nation, Scheme for the National Service etc and many other places. It is helpful for very people to get all the information about the National Unity to make them aware of the importance and value of the National Unity.
Many Students from many of the Schools as well as Colleges are used to write many Essays, take part in many of the Competitions and they are also used to spread many of the knowledge about the safety and Unity of the Nation. Students also used to do many other activities like paintings and also used to take part in the events such as Competitions of the art, Reciting Speech, Competitions of the Quiz, Debate on many of the related Subjects.
Importance of the National Unity Day
National Unity Day is used to make the people to encourage all the people to come closer for developing a better Nation. It is very important for every people to create lot of activities to be developed for their own benefit and profit. National Unity Day is used to celebrate on many of Countries as well as lots of areas in the Cities. There is a pledge ceremony organize by the Government in many of the Government Offices, Sectors of the Public, Institutions of the Public and many other places.
It is also organized for the people of the Armed Forces of the Police like the NSS, NCC, Guard of the House, Scouts etc. Every People are used to develop a positive attitude towards the proper growth of every activity in every field. One has to concentrate on every part of the activity to be carried for the betterment of the people. Students in their Schools as well as Colleges are used to encourage and give the knowledge about the Safety, Peace, Harmony, Cleanliness and many other activities to make a better Nation in the World.
Every People in every Country are used to take a pledge about behaving in a proper way in the Country to develop a Nation to do all the possible activities for the betterment of the people. It is very important for every people to develop that thing by which every people can be able to get every type of Facility and Services for their own benefit and profit. It is very necessary for all the people to get all the tasks in a proper manner to carry out all the activities in a proper way with confidence of every people to achieve success in it. Sardar Vallabhai Patel was Great Indian National Leader who fought for the Indian Freedom and He taught many of the Indian Followers to fight against the Britishers.
He made many of the Rules to remove the Britishers from the India Country and to get the people of India Freedom from the cruel rule of the Britishers. Every Indians were very beaten and punish by the Britishers when they don’t do many of their activities as per their Rules and Regulations. So Many of the Indian Leaders came forward to remove the Britishers from the India Country for their Bad behaviour with all the Indian people. It was very important for the Indian National Leaders to cultivate a positive attitude of fighting against the Britishers and encourage the people of India to develop every possible skill in them to remove all the Britishers by fighting for the Rights and Opportunities of the Indian people.
It was very important for every people to develop a proper attitude to remove all the Brtishers form the India Country. So Many of the Indian Leaders as well as the Followers made many plans to remove the Britishers from the India Country. It was necessary for the Indians to come together and fight for their Rights and Opportunities to remove the Britishers from the India Nation. So every people of India came closer and fought for the Freedom by removing the Britishers and they finally got the Freedom from the Britishers by Uniting the Nation.