The PM said that India remains inspired by Patel's exceptional services
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 15 paid tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 69th death anniversary, saying the country remains inspired by his exceptional services.
India's first home minister died in 1950 in Mumbai."Tributes to the great Sardar Patel on his punya tithi (death anniversary). We remain eternally inspired by his exceptional service to our nation," Modi wrote on Twitter.
Tributes to the great Sardar Patel on his Punya Tithi. We remain eternally inspired by his exceptional service to our nation.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) December 15, 2019
The ruling Bharatiya Janata Party believes that had Patel handled the Jammu and Kashmir issue after Independence, the situation there would have been better.