Gangtok, Oct 31: On the occasion of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas 2023, commemorating the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, renowned as the “Iron Man of India,” Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang extended warm wishes to the people of Sikkim and the entire nation.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is celebrated with great enthusiasm and devotion to honor Sardar Patel‘s unwavering dedication to the unity and integrity of India. His legacy continues to inspire all Indians.
The Chief Minister, in his message, called upon citizens to renew their commitment to the cause of national unity and integrity. India’s incredible diversity is its strength, and it’s the responsibility of every citizen to uphold the values of unity and inclusivity.
On this special day, differences are set aside as the collective focus becomes working together for a stronger, more prosperous, and harmonious future for the nation.
The Chief Minister emphasized that the spirit of Rashtriya Ekta Diwas calls for recognizing every Indian as an integral part of the country, regardless of their background or beliefs. The goal is to forge a united India where the aspirations and dreams of every citizen are respected and nurtured.
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Given a recent calamity that has brought hardship and sorrow to the people, the Chief Minister stressed the importance of unity in assisting fellow citizens to overcome severe challenges and losses. He offered condolences to those who tragically lost their lives and called upon everyone to stand together in offering thoughts and prayers for the departed.
The Chief Minister expressed gratitude for the selfless support provided by numerous individuals and organizations in the form of donations, assistance, presence, and moral encouragement during these challenging times. He expressed confidence that through unity, cooperation, and shared efforts, every challenge can be surmounted.