‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ was celebrated on 31st October, 2017 to mark the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel who is one of the founding leaders of the Republic of India, popularly referred to as the ‘Iron Man of India.’ He was well known for protecting the unity of the post-independent India. The highlight of the morning assembly was a speech about Sardar Vallabhai Patel, his achievements and contribution to India. Colorful posters and eye-catching slogans were written by the young artists of IES Bhavans. Posters and slogans were displayed on the various noticeboards and all the future custodians of the nation keenly observed the day with brimful pride and patriotism. Many questions asked by the students about the Iron Man of India and his role in uniting the nation itself manifested the success of observing the day. The programme ended with a patriotic song by the school choir. The school principal Mr. T.Premkumar thanked all the students who enthusiastically partook in celebrating the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhai Patel and conveyed a great message on the importance of the day to the young learners of IES.