New Delhi, Oct 31 (ANI): On the occasion of the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tributes to the leader and flagged off the ‘Run for Unity’ march at Rajpath on Saturday morning. The day is being celebrated as ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ (National Unity Day). Celebrations are also being organised in states which Union ministers would be attending at different places. The event is being attended by around 15,000 people.Meanwhile, major streets in and around Rajpath would be blocked for a few hours today in view of ‘Run for Unity’ event. Joint Commissioner of Police (Traffic) Sandeep Goel said Rajpath and Rafi Marg would be closed from 5 am to 9:30 am, while Janpath and Man Singh Road would be closed between 7 am to 9:30am for general public in order to facilitate smooth conduct of the function. He said traffic diversions shall be suitably enforced on roads in the vicinity of Rajpath, where participants will arrive in buses and cars.
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