Author:K.R. Gupta (Author) & Anandiben Patel (Frwd)


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Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: A Far-sighted Luminary of India

By: K.R. Gupta (Author) & Anandiben Patel (Frwd)

Price: $18.15

Publisher: New Delhi, India, Atlantic Publishers & Distributors Pvt. Ltd.: 2016

Seller ID: 111358

ISBN: 8126920890

Condition: New

Vallabhbhai Patel is rightly said to be the architect of India’s political integration, and is often compared to Otto von Bismarck of Germany, who did the same for his country. The integration of nearly six hundred princely states is attributed to him. In case of problematic states like Kashmir, Hyderabad and Junagarh he had to use a combination of frank diplomacy and force. Patel devoted his time and energy in doing practical work. He went on despite having health problems at times. He was imprisoned and spent many years in jail which weakened him physically, but not mentally. He went on op... View more info