Unity in Diversity is our Identity: Vibodh
On the eve of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, BJP senior leader and MLC Vibodh Gupta flagged off an Ekta Rally at Keri Sector a border area in Rajouri. He was joined by hundreds of local youth and students and paid floral tributes to Sardar Patel the Iron Man of India. Addressing the rally Vibodh informed that 31st October 2017 is the 142nd birth anniversary of Iron Man: Sardar Vallabhai Patel and this day is celebrated throughout the country as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. Giving details about the works of Iron Man Vibodh said that he will always be known for his contributions for protecting the unity of the country post-independence. While appreciating the local youth and students of Keri Sector in organizing the Run for Unity, Vibodh said that throughout the country the Ekta Diwas is celebrated to spread the message of unity and brotherhood. On this occasion, he termed the people of the border areas of Rajouri and Poonch as the bravest people who always sacrificed their lives for maintaining peace and harmony in the region. He termed the border people as the real heroes and said that the sacrifices made by the border people have always strengthened the nations unity. While appreciating the students of Government Higher Secondary School Sasalkote Vibodh said that coming out of a large number of students for such programmes is a clear indication that our future leaders always put the nation first and do all efforts to strengthen the unity of the country. Such programmes across the country will further unite the country and will strengthen the bond of unity among various sections of society.
Kamal Bakshi, BJP senior leader from Rajouri also addressed the rally in his address he stressed on the need to unite all the three regions of the state so that the state can become a model state of our area. In his address ZEO Suraj Parkash said that one can see the tricolour from Kashmir to Kanyakumari; from Attack to Cuttack; from the Himalayas to the ocean. We see the tricolour across the length and breadth of the nation, and the credit for this goes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Suraj added. Besides a large number of students and teachers, many local also participated in this run for unity which started from the Government Higher Secondary School Sasalkote and culminated at BDO office, Keri. Prominent among others who were present on the occasion included Anoop Kotwal, Kewal Sarpanch, Yashpal Sharma, Madan Pardhan, Sanjay Sharma and Koushal Kumar.