Nation pays homage to great freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary today.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary, says a grateful nation will always remember his sacrifice and dedication for the independence of the country.
The nation pays homage to great freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary today. It was on this day in 1897, Neta Ji was born in Cuttack, Odisha. The day is being celebrated as Parakram Diwas. The year-long celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji also started today. Government has decided to celebrate the birth anniversary of Netaji as ‘Parakram Diwas’ on 23rd January every year. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the inaugural event of the celebrations being held at Kolkata.
Union Culture Ministry has planned a number of activities and projects for this year-long commemoration. A High Level Committee, headed by the Prime Minister, has been constituted to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose in a befitting manner.
The Ministry of Education proposed to establish five chairs on Netaji in five Indian Universities, organize online Lectures and Webinars on teachings of Netaji. National Film Development Corporation under the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will organize a short-film competition on – How to fulfil Netaji’s dreams for India.
Doordarshan and All India Radio will host panel discussions, produce documentaries and other programs on the life and times of Netaji. Railway Ministry has also renamed Howrah-Kalka Mail as Netaji Express. It is one of the oldest trains of Indian Railways.
During the freedom struggle, the great freedom fighter Netaji at one occasion, highlighted the importance of unity among the countrymen to end the British Rule. Netaji had also called upon the people to be ready for the sacrifice for the sake of the motherland.