Sardar vallabhbhai patel

Biography
1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel the iron-man of India was born on 31st October, 1875, in a small village in Nadiad. His father Jhaverbhai Patel was a simple farmer and mother Laad Bai was a simple lady. From his childhood itself, Patel was a very hard-working individual. He used to help his father in farming and studied in a school at N. K. High school, Petlad. He passed his high-school examination in 1896. Throughout school he was a very wise and intelligent student. Inspite of poor financial conditions his father decided to send him to college but Vallabhbhai refused. Around three years he stayed at home, worked hard and prepared for the District Leaders examination, hence passing with very good percentage. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is a historical figure who moves you to tears. Mostly these are tears of joy, for he achieved a thrilling Indian unity. Yet some are tears of pity, for the Sardar suffered and sacrificed much. Sardar Patel hated to work for anyone especially the Britishers. He was a person of independent nature. He started his own practice of law in a place called Godhara. Soon the practice flourished. He saved money, made financial arrangement for the entire family. He got married to Jhaberaba. In 1904, he got a baby daughter Maniben, and in 1905 his son Dahya was born. He sent his elder brother to England for higher studies in law. In 1908, Vitthabhai returned as barrister and started practising in Bombay. In 1909 his wife became seriously ill and was taken to Bombay for treatment Vallabhbhai had to go for the hearing of an urgent case and his wife died. He was stunned. He admitted his children in St. Marys school Bombay, and he left for England. He became a barrister and retuned to India in 1913.He started his practice in Ahmedabad and soon he became aware of the local life, activities and peoples problems. He became an extremely popular person and he got elected in the Municipal Corportaion in 1917. Around 1915, he came across Mahatma Gandhi. The Swadeshi Movement was at its peak. Gandhiji gave a lecture at a place in Ahmedabad where Patel heard him and was very impressed and started actively participating in the freedom movement. The British governments atrocities were increasing. The government declared to confiscate all the lands of farmers. He forced the British government to amend the rules. He brought together the farmers and encouraged them and hence got the title of Sardar and thus became famous. The British government considered him as a threat and his lectures were considered anti-government and he was imprisoned several times. In 1942, he took part in the Quit India Movement under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi. He was arrested along with other leaders and was sent to Ahmednagar jail. Inspite of the British Rule, rulers of the small kingdoms were spending a lot of public money, and were having a nice time. Sardar Vallabh Bhai opposed this.

Sardar PatelWith great wisdom and political foresight, he consolidated the small kingdoms. The public was with him. He tackled the Nizam of Hyderabad and the Nawab of Junagarh who intially did not want to join India. There were a lot of problems connected with the reunion of the numerous states into India. Sardar Patels untiring efforts towards the unity of the country brought success. Due to the achievement of this massive task, Sardar Patel got the title of Iron Man. He is one of the prestigious leaders of the world who became immmortal by uniting a scattered nation without any bloodshed. His enthusiasm to work for the independent nation got a big jolt when Gandhiji was murdered. Patel was very attached to Gandhiji and considered him, his elder brother and teacher. He was encouraged by Mahatma Gandhi in all his work. Gandhijis death left him broken. On 15th December, 1950 he died of a cardiac arrest. The news of his death spread all over the world. The entire nation plunged into deep sorrow, everyday life came to a standstill. A grateful nation paid a tearful homage to its beloved leader. In 1991 the grateful nation conferred upon him the honour of Bharat Ratna.

This man of steel learnt early to be tough, for he was born as a middle child in a family of impoverished peasant proprietors. As Vallabhbhai would himself recall, his parents hopes seemed centered on the eldest two sons, Soma and Narsi, and their affection on the youngest two, Kashi and the only daughter, Dahiba. The ones in the middle, Vallabh and Vithal, were remembered last when clothes or sweets were to be distributed, and at once when a chore had to be done. The rough schools he went to as a boy, and the courts where he defended alleged criminals, also contributed to Vallabhbhais mental muscle and stern appearance. Yet this tough man smiled at the world and at gloomy moments helped others to laugh. Also, he did not hesitate to step aside for another --for his older brother Vithal when the latter wanted to use his passport and ticket to London, and, years later, for Jawaharlal Nehru, when Mahatma Gandhi desired that Nehru should sit in a chair to which Patel seemed entitled. And this strong man before whom rajas and maharajas trembled, and to whom rich men gave large funds for Indias national movement, did not allow a rupee to stick to his fingers, and he saw to it that his children, a son and a daughter, lived simple lives during and after their fathers lifetime.

His strength of character, the sharpness of his mind, his organizing skills, and all his energy were offered up for achieving the freedom of India under Gandhis leadership, and after independence for Indias consolidation. We admire a man who rises to a political or financial peak, but are moved by one whose sole purpose in life is the strength and wellbeing of his compatriots. And we are moved even more when we discover that next to the steel in his soul is a tenderness for colleagues and a readiness to accept whatever results God ordains. In successive phases of his life, Vallabhbhai Patel showed the defiance of the oppressed, a trial lawyers brilliance, the daring to give up a flourishing career, the discipline of a soldier in freedoms battles, the strategies of a General, indifference as a prisoner of the Raj, the generosity of the strong, the firmness of a patriot, and the farsightedness of a statesman. If times are depressing or daunting, Sardar Patel reminds us of Indias and Indians potential. When times are good, we can think of him with glad gratitude. .....

Childhood of Sardar Patel
2. There are many popular stories heard of Shri Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel of his early childhood to young age before he got popular among nation. Patel was living in Karamsad, while his school in Petlad, Nadiad and Borsad. This cities are 15, 18, 14 km from Karamsad. In those time there wasnt any batter transporation than walk. He used to walk these many km from his home town to school and school to home town for to gain education. Hunger of study, education and curiocity of understanding system around him, make his mind in such shape that he decided to study further in England. While Vallabhabhai Patels brother Vitthalbhai Patel had same idea but both brother didnt know their future plan for each other.There is one interesting childhood story i would like to share with you. He used to travel everyday along with his friends for school at N K Hight school and other people used to go petlad for work. On the way there was a big stone that was hurting to the people they were going through that way. He notice that people get hurt but no one is thinking or making any effort to move that stone away from the walkway. He decided to move that stone away from the way, other friends and people were keeping going while he stopped there and move stone by himself. He have idea of helping people of this country at his early schooling days. .....
Sardar Patel Jayanti Date October 31
3. WSardar Patel Jayantiishing very very happy birthday to our great leader who is still inspiring after 65 years of freedom.We all love you and love to see your new version in form of Iron Man who lead India from corrupted, hungry and poor India. Other way, I would say if there would be Sardar Patel see the current India would take his effort back for coward and corrupted people.Patel was not against Muslim, He was against Anti-Indian. Vallabhbhai was against of Congress (As Gandhiji said destroyed Congress after Independence, which is not happen yet). But in current political trend not a single politician is working for social service, Its way to make Money.Weather is Congress or BJP or any other political party all are running behind power and money for their own benefits.On this great day, he would say.Kar chale hum phida jano tuan saathi yo ab tumhare hawale vatan sathiyo. .....
Sardar Patel Janma Jayanti Birthday Wishes
4. Sardar Patel or Sardar Vallabhabhai Patel is the only Iron man of India, first home minister of India. The picture of patel is not showing up anywhere in Govt office, Indian Movies or Songs, but still people could not forget about this great soul born on October 31 1875. The one current leading leader Shri Narendra Modi has took great effort to give united strangh to India by making biggest statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.Current Indian Congress is ruling party since India Independence have never walk on the path what Sardar Patel has shown, result into it India is not united and keep Invade by external and internal animies. India keep getting aprt everyday from one or other means.Indian Politics and Sardar Patel are two different Identity. Indian Politics have always been busy thinking of the individual progress, while Sardar Patel is the man who united India and all other Indian politician are busy in keep making country apart. But on this occasion of the Birth date of the great soul Iron man, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. I would like to greet every Indian who seed plants of the free united India to cultivate Indian culture. .....
Why Sardar Patel called the Iron man of India
5. Sardar Patel has delivered such a policy for protecting, uniting and developing country called Hindustan, after Kautilya Vishnu Gupta Chankya. When British govt has declare Independent by giving rights to princy state. British policy Intent to make India apart in to small princely states. So later on when ever needed these small staes can easily conqured by other countries. Patel have understood their policy very well and decided to make one united Independent country that can represent them self as republic of India. Patel said if we have power than we have to use to achieve goal. If these power is stopping you to achiving goal, you have to immediately leave this power which leads you to wrong direction. He met all states king and impressed with his devoteeness to the nation and ask them to join biggest democracy of the world. some states have declined to be part of India so that sardar has to use the power to make them surrender their states for India like example of Hydrabadi Nizam. Sardar said be part of India or get ready to fight against biggest army of th world. Kashmir issue left behind only when Nehru did not listen Sardar Patel and we are still suffering ugly policy of first prime minister of India (Javaharlal Nehru). He did not hesitate in using the policy of Saam-Daam-Dand-Bhed (friendship, give-and-take, punishment, and divide-and-rule) to achive goal that help building India.There are many other events have made him Lokhandi Purush means Iron man of India, .....
Message from Sardar Patel after get freedom
6. Sardar Patel is always been Iron man weather before Independene of after freedom. Listen Interesting spech about India, How to make India powerful, untied. He said it shame that we have been slaved for many years in past. We have to learn from our past experience and make sure we dont get into that situations again. We have defeat our animy in any circumtance. When there are many leader like Jinna were popular for their hate speech while Sardar Patel never been look for any perticulare religion but he always been sharper to those who are anti Indian. Its huge differnece between religion and Anti-Indian. .....
Sardar Patel Statue to be built 182mts
7. The Hunt for Iron to buld Sardar Patel statute.Narendra Modis government is travelling across india on a drive to collect iron for a giant statue of Sardar Patel, being built in Gujarat. The 182 metre statue of Indias Iron man, tipped to be the worlss tallest is coming up in the middle of the Narmada river. Mr Modi, who is running for prime minster in 2014, had announced in October 2013 that 700 tonnes of iron would be collected from five lack villages for the statue. In order the new statue of Sardar will be 182 mts , the tallest in the world.Spring Temple Buddha, China 153mts,Statue of Liberty, USA 93mts,Qutab Minar, Delhi 72.5mts,A time will come when the statue of Sardar will represent India just as The Statue of Liberty stands for USA, taking over from the Taj Mahal.

The Statue of Unity to be built in the memory of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (Sardar Patel), will be the tallest statue in the world. The Iron Man of India, Sardar Patel, is known for his contribution in reuniting India after independence. It was a difficult task to pursue the rulers of 550 independent and divided states to join India; however, it was due to Sardar Patels earnest efforts that helped in building todays India. The statue is a tribute to this great architect of modern and united India. The statue is expected to be the source of inspiration for the upcoming generations and also remind the great works of Sardar Patel. .....

Statue of Unity Project
8. I have been privileged to serve Gujarat as its Chief Minister for last nine years. And I am deeply grateful to the people of Gujarat and India for extending their unflinching support and co-operation. Bharatiya Janata Party Government has completed nine years in the State despite many hurdles and storms, natural calamities and that too amidst the atmosphere of political intolerance and ill-feelings and a barrage of misinformation. It will be nevertheless etched in the annals of history as a decade of development in Gujarat in the 21st Century.We have marked the entry of this government in the tenth year by unveiling the grandiose plan to build Statue of Unity- the worlds tallest 182-metre high statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The statue, befitting the stature of the Iron Man of India, will be double the height of Statue of Liberty in America and four times that of Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro. (Watch .....
Charotar 14gaam Patel
9. Patel is the most common surname of the world, People of the 14gaam is from the state of Gujarat, India. Charotar is the rich area with the rich ancient history, culture unlike any other; here we will travel through the history of farmer to Patidar, Patal to Patel. We will explore how the fourteen (chaud gaams) gaams becomes one giants samaj (society). We will walk around the all 14 gaams that include Bhatial, Bhavanipura, Davalpura, Fangani, Gorel, Ishrama, Jesharva, Naman, Rangaipura, Rupiapura, Shahpur, Santokpura, Vadeli and VishramPura. This section of the site will throw light on the past of 14gaam Patidars. It will be flash back as to how our villages came in to being? How it got its name? Who were the first to get settled? When and from where did they come from?..etc...etc.. It will also cover subjects like our Gotra and also regarding our kuldevi.We are looking forward from 14gaam Patidars to come forward and share the history of their gaam. .....
Indian National Movement
10. In 1917, Sardar Vallabhbhai was elected as the Secretary of the Gujarat Sabha. The next year, when there was a flood in Kaira, the British insisted on collecting tax from the farmers. Sardar Vallabhbhai led a massive No Tax campaign that urged the farmers not to pay their land. The peaceful movement forced the British authority to return then land taken away from the farmers His effort to bring together the farmers of his area brought him the title of Sardar to his name.In 1928, the farmers of Bardoli faced a similar problem of tax-hike. After prolonged summons, when the farmers refused to pay the extra tax, the government in retaliation seized their lands. Vallabhbhai Patel. The agitation took on for more than six months and after a deal struck between the government and farmers representatives, the lands were returned.In 1930 Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was imprisoned for participating in the famous Salt Satyagraha called by Mahatma Gandhi. His inspiring speeches during the Salt Movement transformed the lives of numerous people, who later played a major role in making the movement successful.

Sardar Patel was freed in 1931 following an agreement signed between Mahatma Gandhi and Lord Irwin, the then Viceroy of India. The treaty was popularly known as the Gandhi-Irwin pact. The same year, Patel was elected as the president of Indian National Congress Party for its Karachi session. In the Karachi session, the Indian National Congress Party committed itself to the defence of fundamental rights and human rights and a dream of a secular nation. An agreement regarding this was also sanctioned. In 1934, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel led the all-India election campaign for the Indian National Congress. Though he did not contest a seat for himself, Sardar Patel helped his fellow party mates during the election.Sardar Patel was annoyed at Jawaharlal Nehru for the latters declarations of the adoption of socialism in 1936. Patel also considered Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose a keen of more power within the party. .....

Influence of Gandhi
11. While senior leaders including Jawaharlal Nehru, Chakravarthi Rajagopalachari and Maulana Azad criticized Mahatma Gandhis concept that the civil disobedience movement would compel the British to leave the nation, Patel extended his support to Gandhi. Despite the unwillingness of the Congress High Command, Mahatma Gandhi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel strongly forced the All India Congress Committee to ratify the civil disobedience movement and launch it without delaying further. Acting under the pressure, the All India Congress Committee sanctioned the drive on 7 August 1942.

One important episode that could change the political lines of the country had shaped up just a year of attaining independence. During the election for the Congress presidency in 1946, thirteen of the sixteen states proposed Sardar Patels name for the post. It was a very crucial election, as the elected president of the congress party would be later considered as the first Prime Minister of independent India. Just a few days, before the all important election, Mahatma Gandhi request Sardar Patel to leave the candidacy and support Jawaharlal Nehru. Sardar Patel, without pondering twice, stepped down. .....

Integration of princely states
12. At the time of independence, Indian territory was divided into three parts. First, the territories under the direct control of the British government, second were the territories over which the hereditary rulers had suzerainty. The regions, which had been colonized by France and Portugal, formed the last. India, without the integration of these different territories under one roof, could not be considered as a unified and total country. It was a stupendous task for the ruling party, to persuade the rulers of these states to join. According to British government, the province rulers had the liberty to choose how they wanted to be ruled. They were given two choices. They could join either of India and Pakistan or stay independently. The stance of the British government had made the task much difficult for India. At this point many leaders of the congress approached the rulers but they failed to convince. At last, they all made a request Vallabhbhai Patel to think some other options to bring the princely rulers under Indian control. Sardar Patel eventually dealt with the tough-situation and came out successfully. He had made secured their accession. Therefore, the state of India we see today was a result of the efforts put in by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. .....
Role in Quit India Movement
13. An ardent supporter of Gandhi, Vallabhbhai Patel took active participation in the Gandhi-led Quit India Movement. He believed that the mass civil disobedience would compel the British to leave the nation like in Singapore and Burma.Under the pressure of Gandhi and Patel, the All India Congress Committee launched the mass civil disobedience in the form of Quit India Movement on August 7, 1942.Patel influenced the large crowd that had assembled to take part in the civil disobedience, which included forced shutdown of the civil services and refusal to pay taxes. It was his powerful speech that electrified nationalist, even those who were sceptical about the rebellion.balabhbhai Patel was arrested two days later on August 9 and was released after three years on June 15, 1945. Strikes, protests and revolutionary activities ruled India and Indians during this time with the result turning out in the countrys favour, as British decided to leave India and transfer the power to Indians. .....
Role in Partition
14. In the 1946 election for the Congress Presidency, Patel was nominated as the candidate for the elections. However, he refused the position on the advice of Gandhi, which was eventually taken over by Jawaharlal Nehru. The election was important in terms of the fact that the elected President would lead free Indias first Government.Patel was free-Indias first Home Minister and Minister of Information and Broadcasting. He was also the first of the Congress leaders to support the partition of India, as a solution to curb the rising communal violence and Muslim separatist movement, led by Mohammad Jinnah.He managed to lobby for the partition successfully, by making Nehru, Gandhi and other Congress leaders accept the proposal. He represented India on the Partition Council, and oversaw the division of public assets. Though patel argued to have agreed for the partition to cease communal violence, little did he anticipate the bloody violence and population transfer that would take place as a result of it. .....
Entry Into Politics
15. In 1917, Patel stood for an election to become the sanitation commissioner of Ahmedabad which he won comfortably. Meanwhile, Patels interest in politics grew, as he heard Gandhiji speak for the Swadeshi Movement. Inspired by the words of Gandhi, Patel started active participation in the Indian independence movement.A meeting with Gandhi at the Gujarat Political Conference in Godhra led to Patel being designated to the position of the secretary of the Gujarat Sabha, which would become the Gujarati arm of the Indian National Congress. onomically. He fought against servitude of Indians to Europeans, organized relief efforts during plague and famine in Kheda and took a leading role in the non-violent Civil Disobedience Movement against the payment of raised tax, levied by the British. His leadership activities earned him the title of Sardar.He travelled village to village, garnering support from peasants and other villagers for a state-wide revolt by refusing the payment of taxes. He laid emphasis on unity and non-violent demeanor despite provocation and also briefed the villagers of the potential hardships that they might have to face in the process.

When the revolt was launched, the British government responded by conducting raids at the holdings of the farmers. They even imprisoned thousands of villagers. The revolt had attained a national status and earned empathy from people across the country.Embarrassed by the same, the government agreed to negotiate with Patel. Not only did they suspend the payment of revenue for the year, they even scaled back the rate of tax, thus making Patel a national hero.In 1920, Patel was nominated and elected as the President of the newly formed Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee. He supported the non-cooperative movement initiated by Gandhi. Once a follower of Western fashion, Patel switched to khadi. He even organized several bonfires of British goods in Ahmedabad. Apart from these, Patel supported the empowerment of women and worked for abolishing alcoholism, untouchability and caste discrimination from the society.In his three terms as Ahmedabads municipal president, he transformed the city completely. He extended electricity, drainage and sanitation facility to all parts of the city and conducted major educational reforms. He even fought for the recognition and payment of teachers.What is interesting to note is that Sardar Patel was successful in building unity and trust among the people, who despite falling into different caste and community and divided by socio-economic lines, were united for a cause.

In 1928, the village of Bardoli suffered from famine and steep tax hikes. To curb the problem, Sardar Patel organized a struggle, which called for non-violent unity from the villagers and a demand for complete denial of the taxes to the Government. The fate of the satyagraha started in Bardoli was similar to that of Kheda as the British government agreed on repealing the tax hike. The victory brought Sardar Patel into limelight and highlighted his role as a typical Sardar or leader. Due to this, more and more people started addressing him as Sardar Patel.Vallabhbhai Patel was appointed as the interim leader of Congress in the 1931 Karachi session. During his term, Patel committed to protecting the fundamental rights and human freedom and envisioned India as a secular nation.It was during this time that the relationship between Gandhi and Patel blossomed. The two, despite having arguments and contrasting theories, shared a close bond of love, affection, trust and respect.Since 1934, Patel played a significant role in the Indian National Congress; he became chairman of its Central Parliamentary Board. His profile included raising funds, selecting candidates and determining Congress stance on issues and opponents. Though he did not contest in the election, he helped several Congressmen in getting elected in the provinces and at the national level .....

A Family of Heroes
16. Vallabhbhai was born in Nadiad. It was a small village in Gujarat. His father was Jhaverbhai Patel, and his mother Ladbai. Jhaverbhai was a poor farmer. He was a strong and sturdy man. His country and freedom were as dear to him as his own life. In 1857 the people of India fought for their freedom. Jhaverbhai, who was then a young man, fought bravely at that time. Vithalbhai, Vallabhbhais elder brother, was also a well-known patriot. He was the Chairman of the Indian Legislative Council.Once, when he was a small boy, Vallahbhai suffered from a boil in the armpit. There was a man in the village who used to cure boils by touching them with hot iron. The boy went to him. The man heated the iron rod till it grew red. But he hesitated, seeing at the boys tender years.What are you waiting for? The iron will grow cold. Hurry up, brand the boil, said the boy angrily.The man was even more frightened. The boy picked up the glowing rod and burnt the boil. Those who watched him were shocked and screamed. But there was not even a trace of pain in the boys face. .....
The Courageous Student
17. This amazing boy was born on the 31st of October 1875. (This is the date generally accepted.) The elders were filled with pride and joy at the fearlessness of the little boy; the younger ones loved and admired him. No companion of his ever disobeyed him. By nature he rebelled against injustice. He showed a genuine interest in the welfare of his companions, constantly Enquirer about their needs and problems helped them as best he could, and promoted friendship and unity. Vallabhbhais early education was in Karamsad. Then he joined a school in Petlad. After two years he joined a high school in a town called Nadiad. A teacher of this school used to sell the books, which the pupils needed. He used to force all the pupils to buy books only from him. If any boy bought books from others, the teacher used to tease him.Vallabhbhai thought that this was wrong. He spoke to his companions, and saw to it that not a single pupil attended the classes. For a whole week the school could not work. The teacher had to correct himself.When he was in Petlad he used to cook for himself. Every week he used to carry provisions from home, walking the entire distance. He could have gone by train, but he did not have the money to buy a ticket.

During his school days, one day a teacher made a mistake in working a sum. Vallabhbhai pointed out the error. The teacher was very angry and said, All right, you be the teacher. The boy replied, Very well, sir. He worked the sum correctly, and sat down in the teachers chair!Vallabhbhai first chose Sanskrit. Then he changed to Gujarati. Sanskrit was dearer to the teacher who taught Gujarati than his own subject. When Vallabhbhai entered his class, the teacher wanted to taunt him, and said, Welcome, great man! Poor man, he did not know that the boy would one day become a very great man.He asked the boy, in anger, Why did you give up Sanskrit and choose Gujarati?Vallabhbhai answered, If every one chooses Sanskrit, you will have no work.The teacher was in a rage. He complained to the headmaster. Vallabhbhai narrated to the headmaster all that had happened. The headmaster said, I have not seen such a bold pupil. This made the teacher even more bitter. Vallabhbhai, too, did not wish to remain in that school. He went back. He studied at home and passed the examination. .....

The Lawyer
18. Vallabhbhais cherished ambition was to become a barrister. But in order to realize this ambition, he had to continue his studies in England. But his family was in utter poverty. He did not have enough money evens to join a college in India.In those days a candidate could study in private and sit for an examination in Law. Vallabhbhais brother, Vithalbhai, also was a lawyer. He attended coaching classes before entering himself for the exami- nation. But Vallabhbhai did not even attend coaching classes. He borrowed books from the lawer of his acquaintance and studied their judgements.Occasionally he attended courts of law. He studied their judgments. He listened attentively to the arguments of lawyers. He observed keenly lawyers of all types - the timid ones, the dashing ones and the skillful ones. He listened to them all.Vallabhbhai passed the examination. Vallabhbhai had absolutely no facilities to begin practice of law. He borrowed some money from his friends and hired a room in a town called Godhra. He furnished it with a couple of chairs, and also mats for those who wished to squat on the floor.Before long clients were attracted to this enthusiastic young man. If he took up a subject, Vallabhbhai made a thorough study of it.In a short time Vallabhbhai made a name as a very eminent lawyer. By then he was married. Two children were born - a daughter, Manibehn, and a son, Dhayabhai. Vallabhbhais wife fell ill, and he sent her to Bombay for treatment. .....
Plenty of Money
19. As Vallabhbhai wished to become a barrister, he was saving money and making preparations to go to England. He wrote a letter to a travel agency about his trip to England. By chance it fell into the hands of Vithalbhai. He told Vallabhbhai, I shall go to England first; you can go later. Without the slightest hesitation Vallabhbhai agreed. Take it that my money and my ticket are yours. Make use of them gladly. And if you need money in England write to me. I shall send you the money, he told his brother. Vithalbhais wife was not a woman who would easily adopt herself to circumstances. She was worded; what was she to do if her husband went abroad? Who would look after her? Vallabhbhai said, Come and stay with us till my brother returns. Think of my house as yours.Three years passed, and the elder brother returned from England. .....
The Telegram
20. One day Vallabhbhai had to appear in a very important case. He was arguing before the judge with the almost concentration. He was still on his feet when an urgent telegram was handed to him. He glanced at the contents and folded and put the paper in his pocket, and went on with the argument. It was only after he concluded his speech and sat down that even those near him learnt the contents of the telegram - his wife was dead!Vallabhbhai had read the news -and had gone on with his arguments as if nothing had happened. Such was his sense of duty. All through his life, troubles never discouraged him. With a will of iron he completed whatever task he had under taken.Patel was only thirty-three years old when his wife died. He did not wish to marry again.

After his brothers return, Vallabhbhai went to England. He studied with single-minded devotion. The glitter and luxury of fashionable life did not tempt him. The library was at a distance of eleven miles from his lodging. Every morning he walked to the library, and walked back in the evening. He stood first in the Barrister-at-Law Examination.As soon as he returned to India, Vallabhbhai set up practice as a barrister at Ahmedabad. Day by day his fame and his influence grew. The elder brother, Vithalbhai, said, You look after the family; I shall work, for the country. Yes, said Vallabhbhai. At the time he was earning eight to ten thousand rupees a month. He spent his leisure hours playing cards in a local club. He dressed like the English. He was not at all interested in politics. He sometimes laughed at Satyagraha (nonviolent non-cooperation) and service to the country as dreams of crazy fellows. .....

Then Came Gandhiji
21. Gradually the spell of Gandhiji spread all over Gujarat. It changed Vallabhbhais life, too. Gandhiji attended the Political Conference at Godhra. He and Vallabhbhai met at that time, and soon became friends.Patel was very fond of children, but he was never given to an exhibition of his affection. When Manibehn shyly asked him, How are you, father? he made a brief answer: I am all right.Dhayabhai sometimes tried to engage his father in conversation; but Vallabhbhai seldom responded.Gandhiji entered Patels home, too. He was like a father to the two children.The training and refinement she received inculcated several good qualities in Manibehn. Love of simple life and good habits developed in her. When public life imposed a severe strain on her father she devoted herself to his service. She became his private secretary, took care of his health, and found joy and fulfillment in serving him. She was convinced that she could best serve the country by sharing his burden to the best of her ability. .....
A Friend of the Peasants
22. In 1918 heavy rains destroyed the crops in Gujarat. The farmers in Kaira District were particularly in distress. The Government demanded the payment of the revenue taxes to the last pie. The farmers turned to Gandhiji as their refuge.Gandhiji said, I need some one who will assume the entire responsibility for this struggle.I shall be responsible, said Vallabhbhai Patel, and assumed the leadership of the struggle. He infused the peasants with courage, saying, Why are you afraid of the English? If the people are united no government can do anything. He gave up his western clothes, and began to dress like the poor and humble peasants. He walked from village to village along rough tracks full of stones and thorns and brought about unity among the farmers. The farmers were filled with reverence and admiration for this prominent barrister from Ahmedabad who toiled for them day and night. One word from him, and they were ready to lay down their lives for him. So the government had to yield finally. The taxes were remitted. The struggle led by Patel was successful. In June 1918 the farmers celebrated their victory. They invited Gandhiji and presented him with an address.Said Gandhiji, The credit of this victory should go to Vallabhbhai Patel. You are fortunate to be led, by such a great hero.Patel said with modesty, The people of Kaira District have fought with courage and endurance. Theirs is the honor of this triumph. .....
We Shall Not Pay
23. Vallabhbhai lived up to his ideals. In 1920 the Congress Party passed a resolution on non-cooperation; it resolved not to cooperate with the foreign government in any way. Patel gave up his practice as a barrister, which used to bring him thousands of rupees every month. He asked people not to send their children to schools run by the government. He founded the Gujarat Vidyapeetha to educate the children to grow up to be patriots. He collected lakes of rupees for this institution and built it up.In 1923 the government ordered that no one should carry the tricolored flag in any road in Nagpur where government officers lived. Who could object to the display of our flag in our country? The people decided to disobey this offensive order. They invited Vallabhbhai Patel to guide them. As soon as he arrived the struggle grew more spirited. Satyagrahis began to pour in from other parts of the country. The agitation went on for three and a half months. Finally the government withdrew the order, and the satyagraha ended in a victory for the people.The people of Borsad Taluk were subjected to great suffering at that time. A dacoit, Babar by name, and his gang began to indulge in murder and looting. A police force arrived to put him down. But the police became as much a menace as the robbers. They frightened the people and took away money, jewels and grains. In the meanwhile the government imposed a new tax on the people to meet the expenses of the police force. (This kind of tax is called punitive tax.) This was adding insult to injury. The people grounded under the burden.In this hour of distress Vallabhbhai raced to the rescue of the people. He formed a team of young volunteers from the neighboring villages for protection from the bandits. As soon as these young men swung into action the dacoit disappeared.Patel told the Government: We do not want your police force here; and we are not going to pay the new tax. The officers of the government tried to frighten the people in a number of ways. But their tricks were of no use. The government had to withdraw its order tamely. Vallabhbhais fame spread to every nook and corner of India. .....
The Servant of the People
24. That year the rains played havoc in Gujarat. There were floods everywhere. The roads were under water. Thousands of houses were washed away. Lakes of people lost everything. Vallabhbhai came to their rescue. His efforts brought 2,000 volunteers together. They supplied food and clothes to those that had suffered vowing to the floods and looked after them.But their services were still needed. Hardly had the floods subsided when a terrible famine broke out. The farmers had no oxen, and no seeds; how were they to till the land? People were in utter despair. Patel drew the attention of the government to the sufferings of the people. He argued that the government collected taxes from the people, and therefore, it was the duty of the government to help them in their distress. So forceful was his demand that finally the government had to spend fifteen million rupees to help those in the famine stricken areas. Patel organized the relief works very efficiently so that the money was used properly. The world realized that he was not only a great fighter but also a superb organizer. .....
The Hero of Bardoli
25. Bardoli is a Taluk in Gujarat. The people of this Taluk were in sheer distress, having suffered because of the floods and the famine. But, in this hour of distress, the foreign government raised the revenue taxes by thirty percent. The people did not know what to do. They went to Patel and said, You are our only hope. Said Patel, If you oppose the government your sufferings will multiply. You will lose your lands and houses, The Government will do its best to crush you. You will not have a grain of rice or a drop of milk, and the women and the children will suffer sheer misery. Consider well. If you are confident that you have the grit to face all this, let us fight. We are ready. We will die rather than bow to injustice, said the farmers.First of all, Patel wrote to the Governor, and appealed to him to reduce the taxes. But he turned a deaf ear to Patel. The Government even announced the date of the collection of the taxes.No one shall pay a pie as tax, Patel instructed the farmers. The bugles of war sounded.Patel divided Bardoli District into several zones. Each zone had a center, and a leader and some volunteers manned each center. There were messengers to carry messages from one center to another. Patel also appointed spies to report on the movements of Government officials.We shall use all our powers and crush the agitation, declared the Governor of Bombay. The Government sent ruffians to frighten the villagers.The ruffians would enter villages and beat up the villagers. They used to force their way into houses and carry away grain, goods and money. They insulted the women. But the farmers refused to yield. They did not pay a single pie.The government began to auction the houses and the lands. But not a single man came forward to buy them. Vallabh- bhai had appointed volunteers in every village to keep watch. As soon as he sighted the officials who were coming to auction the property, the volunteer would sound his bugle. The farmers would leave the village and hide in the jungles. The officials would find the entire village empty. They could never find out who owned a particular house.Patel was with the villagers all day and night, and infused courage in them. If you still have a shred of fear, he told them, throw it to the bottom of the well. It is the government which is now frightened, not we.

I, too, am a farmer, said Patel. I know the mind of the farmers. I want that the farmers should be respected and am able to hold their heads erect. I can have peace of mind only when that is achieved.Patel learnt that some rich men were coming from cities to buy the lands of the farmers, which were being auctioned. I am the Sardar (chief) in Gujarat, declared Patel; let them come, I know what to do. There was total social boycott of those who bought the lands. The rich men who had come from, outside could not get a grain of rice or a drop of water, and were glad to escape alive.Sardar Patel Several members of the Bombay Legislative Assembly opposed the unjust policies of the government and resigned. Government, too, lost heart. The peoples agitation triumphed. Vallabhbhai came to be known as Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The farmers of Bardoli presented him with an address and praised his greatness and leadership. In reply Patel said: It was Mahatma Gandhi who gave me the herb of Satyagraha. All that I did was to administer the medicine. And you strictly followed that doctors instructions. So all that you have said in praise of me in your address should belong to him and to you; all that remains for me is the blank sheet of paper. The prosperity of the country is in the hands of the youth. Do not forget - in every country it is the young who have won and consolidated freedom, and passed it on to later generations.All India now knew Patel as the Sardar. .....

The Lion in the Cage
26. Sardars fiery words provoked the British Government. It sent him to prison twice in 1930. But this only increased his influence. Sardar Patel was elected President of the Karachi Session of the National Congress, which met in 1931. In his speech Patel declared in unmistakable words, Swaraj (independence) is our goal. There cannot be the slightest modification of that goal. The government was even more infuriated, and sent him to prison again. He was freed only in 1934.The Sardars experiences in the prison make interesting reading. He was treated as an ordinary prisoner. There was only one lavatory in the prison. Every morning the prisoners had to queue up for their turn. And they had to wait in another queue for water. There was no secluded place where they could pass urine. The food served in the prison was rotten. But nothing could dishearten the Sardar.The officials of the prison loved to give the prisoners pinpricks. Some friends gave the Sardar as presents a few articles for his use in the prison. Among them was a razor. The officials would not let Patel have it. Finally Patel protested.Patel said, Why not give me the razor and let me shave all the prisoners? That will give me some work to do, and I can spend sometime.Everyone including the clerks who heard him burst into laughter.Patels faith in God and in religion was not obvious to outward view, But when he was in prison he got copies of the Bhagavad-Gita and the Ramayana through the authorities of the prison. He studied and pondered on them every day. .....
Plain in Speech and Action
27. Elections to the Legislatures of Provinces were held in 1937. The Sardar was the Chairman of the Congress Parliamentary Board. Under his stewardship the Congress secured a majority of seats in eight provinces and formed ministries. The reins of all of them were in the hands of the Sardar. He unhesitatingly took to task any minister who did wrong.In 1942 the Congress called on the British to quit India. It started what came to be known as the Quit India Movement or the Chalejav Movement. The government jailed all the important leaders of the Congress, including Sardar Patel. Patel fell ill in the prison. The government would not allow his doctor to examine him in the prison. All the leaders were released after three years. At the time the Muslim League went on creating complications, and made the achievement of freedom more difficult. Patel declared, We shall fight all those who come in the way of Indias freedom.Free Indias Good Fortune Freedom dawned on the 15th of August 1947. Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru became the first Prime Minister of independent India. Sardar Patel became the Deputy Prime Minister. He was in charge of Home Affairs, Information and Broadcasting and the Ministry of States. .....
The Architect of Integrity
28. There were more than 600 states in India at that time. Except a few they were small states. Some of the Maharajas and Nawabs who ruled over these were sensible and patriotic. But most of them were drunk with wealth and power. They were dreaming of becoming independent rulers once the British quit India. They argued that the government of free India should treat them as equals. Some of them went to the extent of planning to send their representatives to the United Nations Organization.If these states had not become a part of free India there would have been many problems. India would have had to take their permission for trains to pass through their states. If inter-state rivers flowed through these states, India would have had to seek their permission to use the waters. Their permission would have been needed to build dams. And, in the event of a war between India and any other country, how would these 600 states behave? Whom would they support? It was impossible to tell. These 600 states would have been 600 sores in the body of India. The question of one of them, Kashmir, was not settled immediately; even now Pakistan occupies a part of that state. This is still a headache to India. If the problem of the states had not been solved quickly, there would have been several problems like that of Kashmir.if we unite, we can soon make this country prosperous. Come and join us. Cooperate with us, so Sardar invited the rulers even before Independence Day. He also warned them: If you do not join us before the 15th of August, thereafter the position will be different.You may not then get the consideration and the concessions you now get. Patel also met a number of rulers and held discussions with them. As a result, a number of patriotic rulers joined the Indian Union. .....
The Man of Steel
29. But the rulers of Junagadh and Hyderabad were plotting secretly to Join Pakistan.Patel sent an army under Brigadier Gurudayalsimha to the border of Junagadh to deal with Pakistan. The people of the state who wished to join India rebelled against the ruler and set up a Peoples Government. The Nawab, who had tried to betray the people, ran away. Patel reached Junagadh on the 12th of November 1947. In the course of a speech there, hewarned that the Nizam of Hyderabad would share the fate of the Nawab of Junagadh if he did not behave sensibly. But the Nizam was slow to learn thelesson. He sent millions of rupees to Pakistan.One of his men, Kasim Razvi by name, began to harass the Hindus. His gang was called the Razakars. They tried to drive the Hindus out of Hyderabad. There was no limit to their crimes. They tried to get arms and ammunition from outside. Finally Sardar Patel sent some forces under General Chowdury to undertake Police Action. Within five days the Nizam was forced to surrender. Kasim Razvi ran away to Pakistan. The atrocities of the Razakars came to an end and peace returned to Hyderabad. The firm policy of Sardar Patel, the Man of Steel, crushed all the plots against India.A similar problem arose in Kashmir. The Maharaja and the Legislative Assembly decided that the state should join India. But the Pakistan army forcibly occupied two-fifths of Kashmir. The Ministry was handling the Kashmir question for Foreign Affairs and there was nothing Patel could do.

Sardar Patel was a man of remarkable foresight. In 1962 China sent her army across the border and India reeled under the blow. This is the saddest episode in the history of Free India. But as long back as on the 7th of November 1950, Patel wrote a letter to Jawaharlal Nehru and declared that China was not to be trusted. He wrote: The Government of China speaks of its desire for peace and is trying to mislead us. Hereafter, in planning the defense of our country,we must remember the intentions of Communist, China. Five weeks later Patel passed away. About twelve years after his death China attacked India. .....

I Must Speak the Truth
30. Many people misunderstood Patel. There was false propaganda that he did not like Muslims. On the 6th of January 1948, speaking in Lucknow, he said, There is a cry that I am against Muslims. But I am their true friend. I cannot beat about the bush. I cannot dissemble. Let no one try to have his two feet in two different boats. Let every one choose one boat. Let us all, who belong to India, swim or sink together.The Sardars plain words made some people angry. They complained to Gandhiji. What Sardar Patel said at that time shows the superbself-confidence of this mighty man: I cannot speak anything but the truth. I cannot turn back on my duty, just to please some one. .....
Gandhiji Dead
31. The 30th of January 1948, was a dark day in the history of India. An evil man killed Gandhiji on that day. Gandhiji was like an elder brother and a Guru to Patel. They had been put in the same jail several times.Gandhiji has said of their days in prison, Vallabhbhais affection for me reminded me of my mother. Before that time I had not realized that such a tender, affectionate heart was hidden in him.Sardar Patel undertook several measures to uphold the greatness of India. The sight of the great Somanatha Temple practically in ruins because of the repeated attacks of foreigners was most painful to him. He undertook the renovation of that temple. He made it the symbol of the power and the victory of resurgent India who had shaken off the slavery of centuries and felt a new energy throbbing in her veins. It was from him that Kania Lal Munshi got the inspiration to found the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan in Bombay. .....
Patels Example Lives
32. Once the engine of the airplane in which he was travelling failed, and the vehicle had to make a forced landing on the bank of a river at a distance of about thirty miles from Jaipur. The Delhi Airport had lost all contact with the airplane. For about four hours Delhi did not know what had happened. But luckily the Sardar was safe. Two days later the Sardar entered the Lok Sabha. Forgetting all rules the members greeted him with cries of Sardar Patel Jindabad. The Speaker congratulated the Sardar who was unhurt and said, The misery and the anxiety of the entire nation until news came that he was safe show what a place he has won in the hearts of the people.Eight days later the members of Parliament got up a function to felicitate him. Even in his old age the Sardar was so busy that he did not have a moments rest. He had to tour extensively all over the country this affected his health. He passed away in Bombay on the morning of the 15th of December 1950. The General of Bardoli, the Lion of Gujarat, Indias Man of Steel, the Sardar of the countrys fight for freedom, the Mighty Architect of the integrity of India, the Vallabhbhai Patel of rock-like will power, was no more.He was then seventy-five.Prime Minister Nehru said, His name will live for ever in history. He is the Architect of Modern India. He was a wise counselor in the hour of trial, a trustworthy friend and a mine of courage and inspiration. Patel was known as the Man of Steel. But tenderness was very much alive in the steel of his nature. He looked after not only Gandhiji but also other friends like Kania Lal Munshi with the affection of a mother, when they were all in prison. He did not believe in making speeches. He was a man of very few words. He accepted with a calm mind whatever life brought him- happiness or sorrow. Pain and sorrow could not alter a single line of his face. When necessary he could be dominating; but by nature he was very courteous. After the Bardoli Satyagraha he became famous all over India. When he went to attend the Congress Session he forgot to take his pass with him. The volunteers stopped him. He went back. Next day the volunteers understood who he was, and were ashamed. But Patel was not at all spleased. Let us remember him with reverence and bow to him. Let us emulate his admirable qualities. .....
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Low salt diet. Cassava bread has no additional salt, so is good for people requiring a low salt diet. It can be eaten with complementary foods such as avocado or boiled crab where no salt is required. Cassava has nearly twice the calories than potatoes, perhaps one .....
Benefits of Bitter Gourd
Other Health Benefits of Kerala. Kerala also contains anti cancer properties. You can find two compounds in Kerala, a electrostatic acid which is found in seed and 15, 16 dihydroxy a eleostearic acid that is found in fruits of Kerala. It prevents cancerous cells and it is a good med .....
Rules to play Roller Soccer
Start of play. a At the beginning of a game the choice of ends shall be decided by the toss of a coin. b Play shall be started by the referee dropping the ball on to the centre mark between one skater from each side, each of whom shall stand not less than 1 metre .....
Benefits of Chives
Sleep and mood. The choline in chives is an important nutrient that helps with sleep, muscle movement, learning and memory. Choline also helps to maintain the structure of cellular membranes, aids in the transmission of nerve impulses, assists in the absorption of f .....
Table Etiquettes
Handling the food. Politely ask someone to pass the dish kept away from you instead of reaching across the table. .....
Make your home like a hotel
Dreamy Blues. In a New York City pied .....
Daily Meditation can Improve your Life
Do Not Stress. This may be the most important tip for beginners, and the hardest to implement. No matter what happens during your meditation practice, do not stress about it. This includes being nervous before meditating and angry afterwards. Meditation is what it .....
Awesome Literary T Shirts
Blue Blue Japan. Cult Japanese denim brand Blue Blue Japan is known for its sought after jeans, but it also produces some covetable tees, like this goldfish design, dyed with vibrant natural indigo. .....
World Flags
Turks and Caicos Islands. blue, with the flag of the UK in the upper hoist-side quadrant and the colonial shield centered on the outer half of the flag; the shield is yellow and displays a conch shell, a spiny lobster, and Turks Head cactus - three common elements of the isla .....
Most Popular New Years Resolutions
Enjoy life to the fullest. This resolution also sounds very pleasant and agreeable but the failure rate is very high again. Many people work way too hard and even if they are on vacation and dont work, they at least think of it. The sad truth is that the tight family budgets o .....
Daily Health Tips
Treat dandruff from the inside not the outside. Numerous medicated shampoos are available in the market for the treatment of dandruff. Most of these, however, in the process of curing the disorder, cause irreparable damage to the hair roots because of the synthetic ingredients contained in them. T .....
Queen Victoria
The Young Queen. Weeks after assuming the throne, Queen Victoria moved to Buckingham Palace, where she began the business of ruling the nation. The young queens composure and confidence impressed the prime minister and the Privy Council (a group of high government of .....
Most Desirable Women
Olivia Wilde. Olivia Jane Cockburn born on March 10, 1984 Wilde in New York City is professionally known as Olivia Wilde, happens to be an American actress. She has featured in several film and television productions. Her appearances in TV productions include The .....
Daily Health Tips
The Epsom salt bath. The Epsom salt bath is useful in cases of sciatica, lumbago, rheumatism, diabetes, neuritis, cold and catarrh, kidney disorders and other uric acid and skin affections. The immersion bathtub should be filled with about 135 litres of hot water at 40ºC .....
Benefits of Lactuca
Lactuca. Lactuca sativa is a small size annual plant that flourishes well under sandy, humus soil. There are about six varieties of cultivars exist based upon their head formation and leaf structure. Leaf varieties with more bitter taste are rather rich in nu .....
Easy Tricks To Do Professional Makeup
Soften The Line. Although I like liquid liner and its ability to really define the eyes, Im not really a fan of the harshness of it. And, if its not applied perfectly, imperfections really stand out. To soften the look, sweep a metallic brown shadow over the liner. T .....
Benefits of Rosemary
Heal wounds. Use sparingly on cuts and scrapes to speed the healing of wounds.Rosemary essential oil has many outstanding qualities. It is an effective antiseptic and an antibacterial/antifungal agent. It also has excellent antioxidant properties. .....
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