Nation pays homage to great freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
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.