No one has copyright over Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: PM Modi

"I am BJP and Sardar Patel was from Congress, but I still follow his ideology and beliefs which is from no part," said PM Modi

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 31, 2016 7:49 pm
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Addressing the crowds gathered to observe the 141st birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel at the National Science centre at Pragat Maidan, PM Narendra Modi remarked upon how he follows the ideology of Sardar Patel despite the latter being from the Congress party.

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“I am BJP and Sardar Patel was from Congress, but I still follow his ideology and beliefs which is from no part,” said PM Modi adding further that “no one has copyright over Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel”.

Speaking about the contributions made my Sardar Patel for the sake of the nation, Modi said, “The concept of women reservation was first introduced by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel but his proposal was thrown in garbage back then.”

The birth anniversary of Sardar Patel is being celebrated with “integration of India” as the theme. One of the founding fathers of the Indian Republic, Sardar Patel had played a key role in the successful integration of all the princely states within the Indian union.

In his address on Monday, Modi spoke about the need for national unity in India. “Imagine what kind of power Sardar Patel held that rulers agreed for integration during independence on his call.”

He added further that “we feel proud when our children speak fluent Spanish or French, but why can’t we learn our regional languages like Tamil or Odiya.”

“We see states getting in agreement with foreign countries for developmental projects, why can’t we do the same within the country? Why can’t states within the country get into an agreement with each other and help in development of the country? We have taken ‘unity’ for granted, anti-social elements have taken this as an opportunity to sow seeds for divide,” said Modi.

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First Published on: October 31, 2016 6:16 pm
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    Chander Pal
    Oct 31, 2016 at 1:32 pm
    We got Kashmir and Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai (and their bye products) from Nehru. Sardar Patel got us hydrabad, junagarh and a united India map. Still the successive governments sidelined not only Sardar but other towering personalities like Neta ji, JP, Bhagat Singh to name a few.
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      Subbu.I
      Oct 31, 2016 at 1:33 pm
      THE COPY RIGHT IS PURCHASED BY NALAYAK N MODI NOW WITH ALL FARE PROMISES.JUST BY SAYING YOU ARE FOLLOWING A GREAT CONGRESS MAN YOU CAN NOT BECOME GREAT.ALL YOUR SARDAR I IS FOR PATEL VOTES. ONLY. Yeh public hai bai public hai. Hum sab janthe hai public hai!
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        SubbuI
        Oct 31, 2016 at 6:04 pm
        THEY FIRST REDICULED ADHAAR AND SHELESSLY IMPLEMENTED. THIS FRAUD NALAYAK NMODI DID SAME WITH MNREGA HE REDICULED THE SCHHEME IN PARLIMENT AND THEN IMPLEMENTED IT.THESE SHAMLESS NALAYAK NMODI WILL SCOOP TO ANY LOW TO KEEP HIS CHAIR
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          SubbuI
          Oct 31, 2016 at 1:35 pm
          Typos in my below commentlt;br/gt;FAKEPROMISES not FARE PROMISES
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            SubbuI
            Oct 31, 2016 at 5:39 pm
            EXELLENT REPORT MENON SAAB- WE ALL WILL EXPOSE THIS FRAUD NALAYAK NMODI
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              Indian
              Oct 31, 2016 at 11:30 pm
              121 people were hanged by the British who were fighting for freedom of this country 93 of these were Sikhs alone less than 2% of the entire potion. In free India 32 years ago in next 72 10000 Sikhs were killed many got wounded many women got raped an organised genocide by rajiv hi and his goons. No justice only 400 were arrested 40 got convicted. Can 40 people do this and that is to the sardaars. Truth will come out what was indra hi upto to be deserved to get shot by her own trusted bodyguards?. Maybe after we say goodbye to hi parivaar raj.
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                Citizen
                Oct 31, 2016 at 3:58 pm
                feku sucking it dry....
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                  Faust
                  Oct 31, 2016 at 2:51 pm
                  Patent of vikas or development expired . Now he is looking other patents for fooling people.
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                    JM
                    Oct 31, 2016 at 1:07 pm
                    Only you have the copy right you stupid sanghi. You are the father of all liers and pretentors. You sanghis were hiding in your s during Independence struggle. Now you want hiji, Patel, Ambedkar and even Narayana Guru of Kerala. If they were alive now, they would slaped you with their padaraksha. Stupid
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                      Kabir
                      Oct 31, 2016 at 5:02 pm
                      Because we have nothing to claim copyright for. BTY mr. Patel was not part of 60years of failed story.
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                        Kabir
                        Oct 31, 2016 at 7:16 pm
                        How many times I have teach you? If you stop working on peanuts you will be able to afford a better speech couch. :)
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                          KP Pillai
                          Oct 31, 2016 at 2:19 pm
                          Joji's conversion efforts are in standstill. His madam Boss has no say either in party, family or in country. Trump will no more hear John Dayal anymore when conversionists are kicked. Kerala has such sons born to many fathers and thats why they doubt the birth of true sons of India.
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                            KP Pillai
                            Oct 31, 2016 at 2:15 pm
                            who cares ?
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                              Mohan
                              Oct 31, 2016 at 2:30 pm
                              Moderator -- did Nehru send Indian jawan's dressed in summer uniform to fight the Chinese on snow clad slopes in 1962 ? If yes why moderate my comments ? If you are ignorant then please visit the archives of THE HINDU and read the article on this in the Sunday Magazine of 14th )ct 2012
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                                Mohan
                                Oct 31, 2016 at 2:31 pm
                                Nalayak is your pop who created you !
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                                  Mohan
                                  Oct 31, 2016 at 2:21 pm
                                  Sardar Patel was a great man whom neither MKG nor JN treated well It was Sardar Patel who had secured 13 of the then 15 CWC votes for the post of CONgress President - a stepping stone to be the first PM of free India. JN MKG's chamcha had secured NIL votes. MKG manites asks Sardar to stand down and puts JN to the post .CONgress had no democracy then as of now Where was JN's sense of fair play ( if ever he had one)
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                                    MENON 4
                                    Oct 31, 2016 at 2:23 pm
                                    OR ADHAAR CARD HE INTRODUCED ?THIS TOO : THE CHAMELEONIC CHANGE OF A NATIONAL PARTY ! AADHAAR A FRAUD PERPETRATED ON THE PEOPLE ! QUESTIONING THE UIDAI CHAIRMAN NANDAN NILEKANI'S CLAIMS ON AADHAAR'S ACHIEVEMENTS, BJP NATIONAL SPOKESWOMAN MEENAKSHI LEKHI TERMED THE PROGRAMME AS A "FRAUD" PERPETRATED ON THE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTRY SHE LAUNCHED AN ATTACK ON UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AUTHORITY OF INDIA CHAIRMAN AND INFOSYS COFOUNDER NANDAN NILEKANI . SHE SAID AADHAAR WAS A PROJECT FOR WHICH ONE HAD TO BE CONDEMNED RATHER THAN APPRECIATED. “I WILL BE ASHAMED TO TAKE CREDIT FOR SUCH A PROJECT,” SHE SAID. ONLY BJP CAN TAKE CREDIT FOR SUCH A PROJECT VISUALSED AND IMPLEMENTED WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM BY THE UPA GOVT. OF DR.SINGH , THE GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED ECONOMIST ! WHAT CAN A CHAIWALLAH , THE EVENT MANAGER DO ? TAKE CREDIT WHERE IT IS NOT DUE TO HIM ! HA..HA..'' AADHAAR CROSSING THE 100-CRORE MARK IS INDEED A MOMENTOUS OCCASION ! THE GOVERNMENT SAID TOTAL AADHAAR CARD ENROLMENTS HAVE CROSSED THE 100-CRORE MARK, WHICH WILL GIVE A BOOST TO VARIOUS PUBLIC WELFARE SCHEMES AND ENSURE THAT BENEFITS ARE DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO DESERVING MES. SPEAKING TO REPORTERS, TELECOM MINISTER RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD SAID, "AADHAAR CROSSING THE 100-CRORE MARK IS INDEED A MOMENTOUS OCCASION...WILL GIVE BOOST TO GOVERNMENT'S INITIATIVE OF BRINGING A SYSTEMATIC CHANGE IN THE WAY SERVICES, SUBSIDIES AND BENEFITS WILL BE DIRECTLY DELIVERED TO THE DESERVING MES." (REUTERS)
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                                      MENON 4
                                      Oct 31, 2016 at 2:27 pm
                                      OR HOW HE DEVELOPED INDIAN ECONOMY FIGHTING THE THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC GLOOM OF 2008 ?
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                                        MENON 4
                                        Oct 31, 2016 at 2:26 pm
                                        OR THE AADHAAR CARD HAS INTRODUCED ?THIS TOO : THE CHAMELEONIC CHANGE OF A NATIONAL PARTY ! AADHAAR A FRAUD PERPETRATED ON THE PEOPLE ! QUESTIONING THE UIDAI CHAIRMAN NANDAN NILEKANI'S CLAIMS ON AADHAAR'S ACHIEVEMENTS, BJP NATIONAL SPOKESWOMAN MEENAKSHI LEKHI TERMED THE PROGRAMME AS A "FRAUD" PERPETRATED ON THE PEOPLE OF THE COUNTRY SHE LAUNCHED AN ATTACK ON UNIQUE IDENTIFICATION AUTHORITY OF INDIA CHAIRMAN AND INFOSYS COFOUNDER NANDAN NILEKANI . SHE SAID AADHAAR WAS A PROJECT FOR WHICH ONE HAD TO BE CONDEMNED RATHER THAN APPRECIATED. “I WILL BE ASHAMED TO TAKE CREDIT FOR SUCH A PROJECT,” SHE SAID. ONLY BJP CAN TAKE CREDIT FOR SUCH A PROJECT VISUALSED AND IMPLEMENTED WITH GREAT ENTHUSIASM BY THE UPA GOVT. OF DR.SINGH , THE GLOBALLY ACCLAIMED ECONOMIST ! WHAT CAN A CHAIWALLAH , THE EVENT MANAGER DO ? TAKE CREDIT WHERE IT IS NOT DUE TO HIM ! HA..HA..'' AADHAAR CROSSING THE 100-CRORE MARK IS INDEED A MOMENTOUS OCCASION ! THE GOVERNMENT SAID TOTAL AADHAAR CARD ENROLMENTS HAVE CROSSED THE 100-CRORE MARK, WHICH WILL GIVE A BOOST TO VARIOUS PUBLIC WELFARE SCHEMES AND ENSURE THAT BENEFITS ARE DELIVERED DIRECTLY TO DESERVING MES. SPEAKING TO REPORTERS, TELECOM MINISTER RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD SAID, "AADHAAR CROSSING THE 100-CRORE MARK IS INDEED A MOMENTOUS OCCASION...WILL GIVE BOOST TO GOVERNMENT'S INITIATIVE OF BRINGING A SYSTEMATIC CHANGE IN THE WAY SERVICES, SUBSIDIES AND BENEFITS WILL BE DIRECTLY DELIVERED TO THE DESERVING MES." (REUTERS)
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                                          MENON 4
                                          Oct 31, 2016 at 2:26 pm
                                          OR THE INFRASTRUCTURE HE BUILT UP IN INDIA IN JUST 2 YEARS ?
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                                            MENON 4
                                            Oct 31, 2016 at 2:18 pm
                                            YES ONLY BJP HAS THE COPY RIGHT !YES SARDAR HAD WARNED THE NATION AND ACTED SWIFTLY THEN ABOUT THAT DIVISIVE FORCE ?'.BJP CLAIMS THE LEGACY OF SARDAR PATEL WHO HAD BANNED THE RSS AFTER HI’S INATION SAYING THE ''''''''''''''''VIOLENT'''''''''''''''' WAYS OF THE SANGH HAD CONTRIBUTED TO THE CLIMATE IN WHICH HI WAS KILLED ! gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;gt;
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