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President pays floral tribute to Vallabhai Patel

Updated: Oct 31, 2016 15:36 IST
New Delhi [India], Oct, 31 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on the occasion of his 141st birth anniversary at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The President, officers and staff paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Vallabhai Patel, India's first home minister, is called the 'Iron Man' of India.

He played a significant part in incorporating 565princely states to form Indian Union. (ANI)