Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Highlights: World Needs To Unite Against Terrorism, Says PM Modi

National Unity Day: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the Statue of Unity today and will pay floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on his 145th birth anniversary.

Rashtriya Ekta Diwas Highlights: World Needs To Unite Against Terrorism, Says PM Modi

PM Modi is at Statue of Unity on occasion of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas - Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday paid floral tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, India's first home minister, at the 182-metre tall Statue of Unity here on his 145th birth anniversary.

Sardar Patel's birth anniversary is being celebrated as "Rashtriya Ekta Diwas" (National Unity Day) since 2014.

PM Modi, whose two-day Gujarat visit started on Friday, reached the Statue of Unity at Kevadiya in Narmada district this morning and offered flowers at the feet of the monument of Sardar Patel.

Here are the LIVE Updates of the 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' and PM Narendra Modi's visit to the Statue of Unity:

Oct 31, 2020 13:18 (IST)
Oct 31, 2020 13:03 (IST)
PM Modi inaugurates Kevadia-Sabarmati seaplane service.
Oct 31, 2020 12:55 (IST)
PM Modi: Rashtriya Ekta Diwas "When India Lost Its Sons..": PM Slams Opposition Over Pulwama Attack
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at opposition parties for their alleged stand on the Pulwama attack last year, saying that when over 40 paramilitary personnel died in the attack these parties didn't feel sadness."
Oct 31, 2020 11:54 (IST)
Oct 31, 2020 11:50 (IST)
"When India Lost Its Sons..": PM Slams Opposition Over Pulwama Attack

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today hit out at opposition parties for their stand on the Pulwama attack last year, saying the Pakistan minister's revelations earlier this week in that country's parliament had exposed the opposition's real face.

"Today when I was watching the parade of officers, an image emerged in my mind... this image was of Pulwama attack. The country can never forget that when India was mourning the death of its sons... some people were not a part of that grief. They were looking for selfish gain in the Pulwama attack".
Oct 31, 2020 10:24 (IST)
"Today when I was watching the parade of officers, an image emerged in my mind... this image was of Pulwama attack. The country can never forget that when India was mourning the death of its sons... some people were not a part of that grief. They were looking for selfish gain in the Pulwama attack".

PM Modi said the country can never forget what sort of comments were made at that time, adding that when the attack took place, politics of selfishness and ego peak.

Oct 31, 2020 10:11 (IST)
The way the truth (about Pulwama attack in India) has been admitted in the parliament of the neighbouring country, it has exposed the real faces of those who did politics over the incident, says PM Modi in Gujarat.
Oct 31, 2020 09:57 (IST)
Today, all countries of the world need to unite against terrorism. No one can benefit from terrorism and violence. India has always fought against terrorism: PM Modi in GujaratThe country can never forget that some people were not saddened at the sacrifice of the security personnel during the Pulwama attack. At that time, these people were only doing politics...I request them not to do such politics in the interest of the nation: PM Modi.
Oct 31, 2020 09:49 (IST)
Today, all countries of the world need to unite against terrorism. No one can benefit from terrorism and violence. India has always fought against terrorism: PM Modi in Gujarat
Oct 31, 2020 09:46 (IST)
Today, Kashmir has moved on a new path of development...Whether it is a restoration of peace in the Northeast, or the steps being taken for development there, today the country is establishing new dimensions of unity: PM in Gujarat on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Oct 31, 2020 09:45 (IST)
PM To Flag Off Sabarmati Seaplane Service, Pays Tribute To Sardar Patel

Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel this morning on his 145th birth anniversary at the Statue of Unity in Gujarat's Kevadia, hours before he was set to inaugurate the Kevadia-Sabarmati seaplane service. Read Here
Oct 31, 2020 09:29 (IST)
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"Today, from Sardar Sarovar to Sabarmati riverfront, seaplane service from Sabarmati riverfront to Kevadia will be started today. This will help boost tourism in this area. This is nations first unique sea place service. Now tourists will have seaplane service provisions to view the Statue of Unity."

"It is also a wonderful coincidence that today is also Valmiki Jayanti.  The cultural unity of India that we see today. The India we experience. The work of making him more vibrant and energetic was done by Adikavi Maharishi Valmiki centuries ago."
Oct 31, 2020 09:24 (IST)
Oct 31, 2020 09:16 (IST)
PM Modi is addressing a gathering in Kevadia, Gujarat.
Oct 31, 2020 08:53 (IST)


PM Modi began the day with the offering of floral tributes at around 8 am to the First Deputy Prime Minister of India at the Statue of Unity in Kevadia. Shortly after, he read out a pledge towards strengthening and maintaining the nation's unity and internal security.
Oct 31, 2020 08:34 (IST)
Oct 31, 2020 08:29 (IST)
Oct 31, 2020 08:29 (IST)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took part at 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' parade on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.