Darjeeling, Jan 22: Himalayan Mountaineering Institute in Darjeeling paid tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125 birth anniversary in a very unique style. The members of the institute hosted the flag in Skydrive.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 21st January has announced that he will unveil a hologram statue of the legendary freedom fighter on his birth anniversary on January 23 at India Gate.
“At a time when the entire nation is marking the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, I am glad to share that his grand statue, made of granite, will be installed at India Gate,” PM Modi tweeted on Friday.
At a time when the entire nation is marking the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, I am glad to share that his grand statue, made of granite, will be installed at India Gate. This would be a symbol of India’s indebtedness to him. pic.twitter.com/dafCbxFclK
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 21, 2022
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The statue will be placed in the canopy and will replace the Amar Jawan Jyoti, which will be merged with the eternal flame of the National War Memorial Torch.
This year, it’s Netaji’s 125th birth anniversary, and therefore, the government has declared that the day will be celebrated as the Parakram Diwas. Not just that, this year, the Republic Day celebrations will also start a day before they usually begin.
In August 2021, The Narendra Modi government announced to commemorate Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth anniversary on January 23 as Parakram Diwas (day of valour).
Ahead of Netaji’s 125th birth anniversary this year, Chandra Bose, who is a member of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party, had written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, asking him to have the freedom fighter’s image on currency notes. He also suggested declaring January 23 a national holiday.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose gave the slogans “Tum Mujhe Khoon Do, Main Tumhe Azadi Dunga” and “Jai Hind”.