Mr Patel is one of the Directors on the Board of fertilizer cooperative Kribhco and it was on his insistence that the leaders from Delhi and other parts reached there.
Dr Chandra Pal Singh who is on the board of Kribhco also, besides being the President of NCUI, led the team that included several leaders including Biscomaun Chairman Sunil Singh and Kribhco MD.
We are sitting at the Vallabh Bhai Patel’s Ashram and NCUI President is occupying the seat where the iron man used to sit deciding the future of the country, Sunil Singh said this correspondent after sending photographs.
He was also full of praise for Bhikhu Bhai Patel and claimed that his primary cooperative society in Bardoli has a turnover of Rs 40 crore. Such examples are boost in the arms of cooperative movement, Singh said.
Readers could recall that the Bardoli Satyagraha of 1928 against British Raj, was a major episode of civil disobedience . The movement was eventually led by Vallabhbhai Patel, and its success gave rise to Patel becoming one of the main leaders of the independence movement.