CBSE announces Expression Series on Iron Man Sardar Patel

Meritnation|Oct 29th, 2015 01:10pm

sardar patelThe Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced Expression Series to commemorate the birth anniversary of India’s Iron Man- Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on October 31. The CBSE has decided to remember the contributions of Sardar Patel for his contributions as a leader who unified the whole country.

“The history of India would have been different had Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel not been the Deputy Prime Minister and Home Minister when India became independent in 1947. Sardar Patel consolidated the country into one united whole in a unique manner. On his birth anniversary, the Central Board of Secondary Education announces CBSE Expression Series on Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel on 31 October 2015. ,” the circular issued by D T Sudharsan Rao, CBSE joint secretary and in-charge (academic and training) said.

The competition is open for all students under CBSE under three categories: classes 1 to 5, classes 6 to 8 and classes 9 to 12. Students can submit their entries as essays, drawings or poems. Entries may be submitted using any of the three following modes:

a) Online mode through the link to be made available on
b) Uploading only the jpeg/ jpg/ doc file of the entry through the link to be made available on
c) Mobile App using the numbers
For Classes I to V 7065963925
For Classes VI to VIII 7065963926
For Classes IX to XII 7065963927

The best 36 entries in each category will be awarded with a cash prize of Rs. 2,500 and a Certificate of Merit. All participants will get a Certificate of Participation.

Topics for the Expression Series in memory of Late Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary for each category are as follows:




Classes 1 to 5

Essay (250 words) OR

Poem OR


Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: the Iron Man

Classes 6 to 8

Essay (500 words) OR

Poem OR


Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s role in Indian freedom struggle

Classes 9 to 12

Essay (700 words) OR

Poem OR


Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel: the architect of united India


We encourage all students to participate in the Expression Series by the CBSE and give your own special tribute to the ‘Iron Man’ who united the whole nation. 

For more details CLICK HERE.


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