Photo exhibition in China commemorates Sardar Patel on 141st birth anniversary

The photos offered a rare glimpse into many key moments such as the Bardoli Satyagraha and the Arzi Hukumat campaign.

By: PTI | Beijing | Published:November 1, 2016 9:59 pm

A photo exhibition on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel to commemorate his 141st birth anniversary was organised here in the Chinese capital.

The exhibtion of Sardar Patel’s historical photographs held yesterday in the Indian Embassy here showcased the important role he played in India’s struggle for freedom and in nation-building in the early years of Independence, a press release issued by the Embassy said Tuesday.

The photos offered a rare glimpse into many key moments such as the Bardoli Satyagraha and the Arzi Hukumat campaign.

“The movie “Sardar” portrayed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s indispensable contribution to the making of modern India, particularly during the many crucial moments in the lead up to the achievement of Independence and the integration of the princely states,” the release said.