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Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel had his schooling in Borsad, Petlad and Nadiad. At the age of 22, he completed his matriculation.  Although Patel was considered just a common boy by his friends, he had amazing future plans for himself. Patel wanted to become a barrister and wanted to study in England. Therefore he had studied in England to become a lawyer and saved money for his dream. He had become the 1st founder and chairman of the Edward Memorial High School in Borsad. When Sardar went to England for more study at the Middle Temple Inn he was only 36 years old. He completed thirty six month course in just thirty months and ranked first in his class without any college background. After that, he returned to India and lived in Ahmedabad, India. In 1917, Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel had become the sanitation commissioner in Ahmedabad. However he was not interested in this field due to clashes with government of British on various civic issues. In 1922, 1924 and 1927, he was also elected as a municipal president in Ahmadabad. He had done work for the betterment of Ahmadabad by refining the sanitation, drainage, electricity system, and school system.