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Topic: Common Sense 1:

  • Modern Indian history from about the mid-18th century to the present major events, figures, problems
  • Freedom struggle – its various stages and contributions/contributions from all over the country.
  • Consolidation and domestic restructuring after independence.

In the news: At 143RD The anniversary of the birth of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, also known as the "Iron Iron Man", Prime Minister Narendra Modi opened the "Unity Statue" For a great politician.


  • Mount Sadu
  • Located 182 meters in the middle of the Narmada River in Kevadia, in the Narmada district of Gujarat, the statue of unity is The tallest statue in the world– It is much higher than the 153-meter spring Buddha statue in China, almost twice the size of the Statue of Liberty in New York. (Remember the place of Prelims)
  • People can see Satpura and Vindhyachal MountainsThis is also where Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Maharashtra meet. (Prelims centric facts)
  • Visitors can also look over 12 kilometers long Garudeshwar Reservoir (This will help ensure that there is always water around the statue), which is located downstream of the Narmada Dam. (Prelims centric – location of the reservoir)
  • The man behind the statue: the 93-year-old sculptor Shri Ram Vanji Sutar.

Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel

Since 2014, the Indian Iron Man’s birthday has been regarded as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas or National Solidarity Day.

  • First Deputy Prime Minister of India
  • Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is widely regarded as an architect of modern India. After leaving the country in 1947, the United Kingdom played an important role in the integration of all kingdoms (especially Hyderabad, Junagadh and Kashmir) into the Indian Union.
  • Providing good governance as a competent manager in many areas such as modern agriculture and empowering tribal communities
  • Farmers from Kheda, Borsad and Bardoli in Gujarat, who oppose non-violent citizens in Raj, are one of the most influential leaders in Gujarat.
    • After the Barbadian farmers in Gujarat took the lead in carrying out the tax-free movement, he won the title of “Sadar”.
    • When Gujarat was flooded and worked tirelessly during the plague of Ahmedabad, he also led rescue and recovery operations.
  • He was also remembered as "the patron saint of Indian civil servants" because of the establishment of a modern all-Indian service system. “Civil servants can't, and they can't participate in politics. He doesn't have to participate in community quarrels. The way to get out of integrity in these areas is to devalue public services and reduce their dignity.” He warned them on April 21, 1947.

Jawaharlal Nehru acknowledged Patel’s great contribution to the nation’s construction. He said: “History will call him the builder and consolidator of the new India.”

Patel’s comments during the withdrawal from the Indian movement also make sense today. He said: "We must get rid of each other's arguments, get rid of the differences, develop a sense of equality, and eliminate inaccessibility. We must live like the same father's children."

Must read: The role of Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel in the United Nations family


  1. With excellent skills and superb diplomacy, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel has successfully used hundreds of kingdoms and Indian alliances to make full use of persuasiveness and pressure. discuss.
  2. Discuss Sardar Patel's contribution from national unity to the creation of all Indian services.


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