It is the prime responsibility of every citizen to feel that his country
...is free and to defend its freedom is his duty.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was a political and socialist leader of India.He played a major role in India's freedom struggle.He was called the "Iron Man of India".Inspired by the work and philosophy of Mahatma Gandhi, he joined India's struggle for independence.In 1920 he became the president of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee and served in the post till 1945. He was elected as the President of India National Congress in 1931. He was arrested prior to the Quit India Movement and was released in 1945. He died on 15 December 1950