Full name of ‘Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’ was Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel. He was born on 31 October 1875 in Nadiad, Gujarat, India. His father’s name was Jhaverbhai Patel, who was a simple farmer. His mother’s name was Laad Bai, who was a simple lady.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a very hard-working individual from his childhood. He used to help his father in farming and also took time for his studies. He became an Indian barrister and statesman.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was one of the leaders of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding fathers of the Republic of India. He took active part in the struggle of India.Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel became the first Home Minister and Deputy Prime Minister of India. He used strength and determination to bring together the many Indian princely states to form one united country- India as we know it today. He was often known as the ‘Iron Man of India’. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel died on 15 December 1950 at the age of 75. He will ever be remembered for his great works.