Why is Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Known as Iron Man of India?

Being against the Partition,

he made his decisions in uniting all of the princely states after unfortunate partition and joined them under the Indian Republic.

After the Independence and the Partition, India was a weak nation, and that’s when Sardar Patel came

and took substantial actions to unite all of the Princely States under the banner of the Republic of India.

After signing most of the sovereign States back in the Indian Republic, the Princely State of Hyderabad and

and the Princely State of Goa were not cooperating with the Agenda of Sardar Patel.

And that’s when he took the Big decision of forcefully occupying the both of the Princely States.

He tried to do the negotiations with the Princely State of Hyderabad, but they were failed.

So, he sent the Indian Army to fight the protestors, and within a few days, the Princely State of Hyderabad was merged in India.

That’s why he is known as the Iron Man of India.

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