Subhas Chandra Bose 125th birth anniversary: PM Modi to visit Kolkata to address 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations; will also disburse plot certificates in Assam
Subhas Chandra Bose 125th birth anniversary: Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote: "Dear sisters and brothers of West Bengal, I am honoured to be in your midst, that too on the auspicious day of Parakram Divas. During the programmes in Kolkata, we will pay tributes to the brave Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose."
On the occasion of Subhas Chandra Bose's 125th birth anniversary on Saturday (January 23, 2021), Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kolkata to pay respect to Netaji. He will be addressing 'Parakram Diwas' celebrations to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Bose.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote: "Dear sisters and brothers of West Bengal, I am honoured to be in your midst, that too on the auspicious day of Parakram Divas. During the programmes in Kolkata, we will pay tributes to the brave Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose."
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The Prime Minister will preside over the inaugural function of the `Parakram Diwas` celebrations at Victoria Memorial and make a brief stopover at Netaji Bhawan at Elgin Road on Saturday.
According to a Prime Minister`s Office (PMO) release, a permanent exhibition and a projection mapping show on Netaji will be inaugurated on the occasion.
"A commemorative coin and postage stamp will also be released by the Prime Minister. A cultural programme "Amra Nuton Jouboneri Doot", based on the theme of Netaji, will also be held," PMO said.
In the ceremony, a book based on Netaji's letters called "Book: Letters of Netaji (1926-1936)" will be unveiled. A felicitation ceremony will be held to honour INA veterans and other freedom fighters.
"Before this event, Prime Minister will visit the National Library where an International Conference "Re-visiting the legacy of Netaji Subhas in the 21st century" and an 'Artists' Camp' are being organized. Prime Minister will interact with the artists and conference participants," it said.
Earlier, the government had announced that Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's birthday on January 23 every year will be celebrated as `Parakram Diwas'.
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit Jerenga Pathar in Sivasagar, Assam, to distribute 1.06 lakh land pattas or allotment certificates on Saturday.
"Tomorrow morning I would be among the people of Assam. At a programme in Sivasagar, 1.06 lakh land pattas/allotment certificates will be distributed. We are committed to doing everything possible to preserve the rights and unique culture of the great state of Assam," PM Modi had tweeted on Friday evening.
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