Commemorative March Past held by RPF Contingent of Southern Railway to mark National Unity Day

National Unity Day Celebrations - Commemorative March Past held by RPF Contingent of Southern Railway

National Unity Day (Rashtriya Ekta Diwas) is celebrated to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31 every year since 2014. Popularly known as the “Iron Man of India”, Sardar Patel is known to have played a crucial role in the unification of India.

Today, the 31st of October 2020, on the occasion of 145th Birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel, Southern Railway organized a commemorative March Past by RPF Contingent at Southern Railway Headquarters, Chennai.  Earlier, Shri John Thomas, General Manager, Southern Railway administered Ekta Diwas Pledge to the Officers and Staff of Southern Railway and received the Guard of Honour by RPF Platoons.  Shri Birendra Kumar, Principal Chief Security Commissioner, Southern Railway and other Senior Officials of Southern Railway were present during the occasion.