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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary Photogallery

Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary Photogallery

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Iron Guy of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (left), High minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (centre) and his daughter Indira Gandhi at a reception for delegates of Asian Regional Convention (ARC) in Bombay quickly after India attained Independence.

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel addresses a public assembly in Bombay on September 19, 1948. (BCCL)

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Mahatma Gandhi (centre) in conjunction with Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and others visits chemical, business and pharmaceutical laboratory of a manufacturing unit at Bellasis Street in Bombay on July 09, 1939. (BCCL)

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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

A 1940s’ record image of Iron Guy of India Sardar Patel (left) with Congress chief and Independence stalwart Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru and latter’s daughter and freedom activist Indira Gandhi (centre) in New Delhi. (BCCL)

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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

Sardar Vallabhbai Patel being welcomed in Bombay on January 17, 1949. (BCCL)

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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

Congress leaders and freedom combatants Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru (heart row, centre), Subhash Chandra Bose (best, proper), Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel (best, left) and Sarojini Naidu (heart row, second left), amongst others, at Haripura Congress consultation in 1938. (BCCL)

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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel with former President of India Dr Rajendra Prasad (proper) in Delhi throughout 1950. (BCCL)

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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

Former Deputy High Minister of India Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel visits Indian Military Academy, Dehra Dun on June 01, 1949. (BCCL)

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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

Former Deputy High minister and veteran Congress chief Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel presides the Diamond Jubilee assembly of Indian Nationwide Congress at Gowalia Tank, Bombay in 1949. (BCCL)

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Remembering Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel addresses a press convention in Bombay on October 29, 1948. (BCCL)