National Unity Day 2022: learn how india celebrated the unity run
Sardar Patel, also known as the “Iron Man” of India, was a statesman, politician, and lawyer who succeeded in uniting people for the country’s advancement. Today, October 31, 2022, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will lead the Unity Run from Delhi University, DU, to commemorate National Unity Day 2022. It is anticipated that the Unity Run from Delhi University will begin at 7:30 AM.DU Vice Chancellor Yogesh Singh will join the Union Education Minister in participating in Unity Run 2022.
The Registrar, principals, teachers, senior officials, administrative staff, and students from CBSE Schools, Kendriya Vidyalaya, and Delhi University would be in attendance alongside the Education Minister of India and the Vice Chancellor of Delhi University.
The Rashtriya Ekta Diwas oath-taking ceremony will also take place during the celebration, according to the official press release from the Press Information Bureau of India, PIB.At Vice Regal Lodge, this ceremony will take place close to the Gandhi Statue.
Additionally, Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will address the audience.In honor of Sardar Vallabhhai Patel’s 147th birthday, special exhibits on his life will also be on display at Jawahar Park, Vice Regal Lodge.
How does Unity Run work?
An annual event known as the Unity Run or “Run for Unity” is held to honor Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man and former Indian Home Minister. One of the primary events planned for National Unity Day 2022, or Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, is Run for Unity. The Unity Run will begin this year at the National Stadium in New Delhi, and approximately 8,000 people are anticipated to participate. In 2014, the Indian government established Rashtriya Ekta Diwas, also known as National Unity Day 2022. The day is observed to commemorate Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary.
The significance of the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi first introduced National Unity Day 2022 in 2014 with the slogan “Run for Unity.”The nation’s strength and resilience to maintain unity, integrity, and safety are celebrated on this day.India, a nation of unity in diversity, celebrates this day by organizing a variety of cultural events.
Patel was effective in convincing all the 565 self-overseeing royal states to agree to India in the wake of acquiring freedom from English pilgrim rule. In addition, India erected the 182-meter-tall Sardar Patel statue, the largest in the world, to commemorate his service to the nation. On the Narmada River in the Kevadiya colony, facing the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Vadodara, Gujarat, it is also known as the Statue of Unity. Ram V. Sutar, an Indian sculptor, created the statue’s design.