Scores of people participate in Run for Unity in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad, Dec 15: Scores of people participated in the 'Run for Unity' marathon held here and elsewhere in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, organised on the occasion of 63rd death anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Former India cricketer VVS Laxman was among those who participated.

"The motivation and goal for all of us is to make sure that India is the place, the most powerful country in the world. I think all of us should stand united to take inspiration from the life of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and to achieve our goal to make India the most powerful country in the world and the most beautiful place to live," Laxman said.

Former India cricketer VVS Laxman was among those who participated.

BJP spokesman Prakash Javadekar said later that the event had a special significance in Hyderabad as it was Sardar Patel who united the then princely state of Hyderabad with the Indian Union.

PTI

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