Famous Personalities - Vallabhabhai Patel (1875-1950)

Famous Personalities - Vallabhabhai Patel (1875-1950)

1. Popularly known as the Iron Man of India.
2. He started his career as a barrister in Gujarat.
3. He entered the national movement under the influence of Gandhi and drew close to him during the Khera Satyagraha in 1918.
4. He shot to great prominence after the Bardoli Satyagraha of 1928.
5. He was the President of Indian National Congress in 1931 (Karachi) and served as Home Minister in the Interim Government 1947-1948.
6. After India's independence, he became Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs.
7. He did commendable job of integration of the Indian states.
8. He is regarded as the 'Father of all India Services'.

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