Nation will observe Rashtriya Ekta Diwas today on the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Various events will be organised across the country to mark the 142nd birth anniversary. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the main event at Major Dhyan Chand National Stadium in New Delhi where he will flag off Run For Unity.
About 15 thousand people will participate in the Run. People from all walks of life ex-servicemen, students, athletes, NYKS volunteers, NSS volunteers, Central Armed Police Forces, Delhi Police will participate in Run for Unity.
Ministry of Culture will organize Debate, Quiz, Essay Competitions, Special Lectures on National Unity and Integrity.
States and Union territories will organize State-level functions at respective capitals and the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports is coordinating with the local administration to organize functions in 623 districts.
HRD Ministry is organizing functions in the Kendriya and Navodaya Vidyalayas and Rail Ministry will organize functions at 1,500 Railway Stations. March Pasts will be carried out by Central Armed Police Forces and Delhi Police.