Patel's pragmatic role in Kashmir

Today the nation is going to celebrate the birth anniversary of India's first Home Minister Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as Rashtriya Ekta Diwas. There is a large section of people who feel that Patel's contribution towards nation building did not get due recognition. His role in Kashmir, especially in saving it from the maruders, with quick and swift decisions stands tall in face of the shifing stand of his friend and colleague Jawaharlal Nehru. CRDJ secretary Dr Sanjeev Kumar Tiwari, in a very well researched piece carries this argument further. For complete article click here