Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallahbhai Patel

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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Birth Anniversary Celebrations at Consulate General of India, Hambantota – 30th October 2016

The Consulate General of India, Hambantota celebrated 141st Birth Anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on 30th October 2016. Floral tributes was paid at the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel by the Consul General and other senior officials of the Post. Local community, Sri Lankan friends of India, students of Tsu-Chi National School & Hindi classes and members of the Post along with their families also paid floral tribute to Sardar Patel at the Library Hall in Consulate General of India, Hambantota.

The Consul General in his speech emphasized, on the vision and efforts made by Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel in making India as one united country. He also said that we can never forget the contribution of Sardar Patel as he integrated the nation through his skill, vision and patriotism. Students from Tsuchi School, Hambantota gave speeches in Hindi about life of Sardar Vallahbhai Patel and also presented the quotes in Hindi. 
 Dance performance was made by students of Hindi Class. A movie on the life of Sardar Vallahbhai Patel “Sardar” was also screened to mark the event.   The event lasted for 3 hrs.

Few pictures taken during the event are enclosed.

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