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Sardar Patel was an embodiment of Indian culture: Vice President

New Delhi: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that the first Home Minister of India, Sardar Patel was an embodiment of Indian culture. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the newly constructed Sardar Patel Conference Hall at the Vice President Secretariat, here today.  Apart from interactions with important foreign delegations, the Vice President will meet various delegates in the conference hall. It will also be used to host cultural events.

Describing Sardar Patel as unifier of India, the Vice President said that Sardar Patel integrated more than 500 princely states to bring unity. He is a role model to him and he was instrumental in creating services like, IAS and IPS, he added.

The Vice President said that Consultation, conversation confluence of Ideas vital for democracy. Both inside and outside Parliament, he added.

On the Occasion, the Vice President complemented Urban Development Ministry, Central Public Works Department, Shirke group and NDMC for completing the construction of the hall in a record three months time.

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