Vallabhbhai Patel by Unknown.
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Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel was born on 31 October 1875, He was popularly known as Sardar Patel and was the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was an Indian barrister and statesman, a leader of the Indian National Congress and a founding father of the Republic of India who played a leading role in the country's struggle for independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation. In India and elsewhere, He was often addressed as Sardar, which means Chief in Hindi, Urdu, and Persian. He acted as de facto Supreme Commander-in-chief of Indian army during Political integration of India and Indo-Pakistani War of 1947. He died on 15 December 1950.
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