“Our culture and legacy is of unity in diversity. Let us rise over differences of creed, community, language,” Modi said as he addressed the nation on Rashtriya Ekta Diwas.
Rashtriya Ekta Diwas is being celebrated to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
He added: “Unity in diversity is the uniqueness of our country…so the country should move forward with this feeling of unity.”
A ‘Run for Unity’ marks India’s first home minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary Oct 31.