Northeast Frontier Railway celebrates Rashtriya Ekta Diwas (National Unity Day) on 31st October, 2023 at Northeast Frontier Railway Sports Association (NFRSA), Maligaon to pay tribute to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, the Iron Man of India. All the five divisions of N. F. Railway also observed the day in a remarkable manner.
A pledge taking ceremony for oneness and integrity was led by Shri Chetan Kumar Shrivastava, General Manager, Northeast Frontier Railway at NFRSA to commemorate the occasion. General Manager lighted lamp and paid floral tributes to the portrait of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and administered pledge to all present. The General Manager on his speech recalled the visionary statesmanship and the extraordinary dedication of the Iron Man of India with which he shaped the destiny of our nation.
The General Manager also flagged off a ‘Run for Unity’ from the NFRSA stadium, Maligaon in the morning. The run started from the NFRSA stadium and concluded at the NFR Headquarter premises. Railway staffs, officers and their families, sports persons, RPF & volunteers of Scouts & Guides participated in the ‘Run for Unity’ with enthusiasm thus making the vision and purpose of the celebration a grand success.