University of Delhi should include Sardar Patel’s work in research: Dharmendra Pradhan

University of Delhi should include Sardar Patel’s work in research: Dharmendra Pradhan

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The education minister said that a lot of work would have been done on Sardar Patel in the 100-year history of Delhi University.
University of Delhi should include Sardar Patel’s work in research: Dharmendra Pradhan

New Delhi: On the occasion of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, Minister of Education Dharmendra Pradhan called upon the University of Delhi to bring the work done in the unity campaign of Sardar Patel in research. Mr. Pradhan was the chief guest at the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas program organized by the university to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s first Home Minister, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

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Addressing the gathering, the minister said, "A lot of work would have been done on Patel in the 100-year history of the University, but in the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, it should be brought into the discussion by bringing it into research in a more relevant form."

The minister also talked about Patel's contribution to creating the political and cultural identity of the country. "It was not only Patel's responsibility to get political independence for the country, but he also took it upon himself to tie the country in the thread of unity," he said.

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Discussing the present scenario, the minister said that the main challenges of the 21st century are- promoting employment, planning, and entrepreneurship. The minister asked the new generation to take inspiration from Sardar Patel and educated people to create opportunities for society. 

DU VC Prof Yogesh Singh said, "Although Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has contributed a lot to India, his greatest contribution is in the form of an integrated India that we are seeing today." The vice chancellor also referred to two books written by VP Menon on Sardar Patel to be read by everyone.

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The National Unity Day program was attended by Prof Balaram Pani, Dean of Colleges, Prof Shri Prakash Singh, Director South Campus, Prof Payal Mago, Director SOL, Proctor Prof Rajni Abbi, Dr. Vikas Gupta, Registrar and many dignitaries and students of the CBSE Schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya, and the University.

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