Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Tuesday flagged off ‘Run for Unity’ here. to commemorate the birth anniversary of Country’s first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Citizens from different age groups participated in the run to celebrate the spirit of unity, an official spokesman said.
The Lt Governor administered ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ Pledge to the assembled gathering at Bakshi Stadium and Raj Bhavan, and paid tributes to the Unifier of India Bharat Ratna Sardar Patel.
“Sardar Patel with his statesmanship, grit and courage unified the country and defended its territorial integrity and sovereignty so that the future generations can live in honour, peace and prosperity,” Sinha said.
He said the citizens of J&K UT must resolve today to work with great unity and single objective to make our nation a developed country by 2047.
“Let us reawaken the values and vision propagated by Sardar Patel and work for peace, harmony and prosperity in the society,” the Lt Governor said.