PM Modi pays tribute to Netaji, innaugrates model of National memorial

Prime Minister Modi paid homage to the iconic figure Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 126th birth anniversary. Taking to his social media, PM Modi paid tribute to the freedom fighter for his fierce resistance against colonial rule.

“Today, on Parakram Diwas, I pay homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and recall his unparalleled contribution to India’s history. He will be remembered for his fierce resistance to colonial rule. Deeply influenced by his thoughts, we are working to realise his vision for India,” PM Modi tweeted.

To commemorate the iconic figure, PM Modi virtually inaugurated a model of a proposed memorial dedicated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, today.

Keeping in mind the historical significance of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands and to honor the memory of Netaji, Ross Islands was renamed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep by the prime minister during his visit to the Island in 2018. Neil Island and Havelock Island were also renamed as Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep.

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday also paid tribute to Subhas Chandra Bose on his 126th birth anniversary.
The Congress leader said that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s courage and patriotism still inspires every Indian. “My humble tributes to the great freedom fighter, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, whose courage and patriotism still inspires every Indian to protect and preserve the freedom of our great country,” tweeted Rahul Gandhi. The Government had declared January 23 as Parakram Diwas in 2021 to commemorate the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

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