Gangtok, 31 Oct [PIB]:
Sashastra Seema Bal Sector Hqrs Gangtok observed National Unity Day 2020 (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) to commemorate the 145th Birth Anniversary of Late Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel at Sector Hqrs SSB Gangtok Marchak Camp.
Bishwajeet Kumar Pal, DIG Sector Hqrs SSB Gangtok led his officers and officials wreathed on Sardar Patel’s Photo .The RashtriyaEktaDiwas Oath was administered by ShriB.k. Pal, DIG to All Officer & officials of Sector Hqrs SSB Gangtok.
Addressing the troops Shri Pal spoke about Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel’s immense contribution to India’s freedom struggle. He added that Sardar Patel was a freedom fighter, a mass leader and architect of the integration of India and remains an enduring icon of patriotism, nationalism and spirit of public service.
He stated that the 'Rashtriya Ekta Diwas' will "provide an opportunity to re-affirm the inherent strength and resilience of our nation to withstand the actual and potential threats to the unity, integrity and security of our country."