Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Kolkata to inaugurate and participate in several programs organized on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The Prime Minister has reached the Victoria Memorial. During this time he is also accompanied by CM Mamta Banerjee and Governor Dhankar. Presided over the inauguration ceremony of 'Parakram Divas' function shortly in PM Modi Memorial Hall. On this day, not only the program but two new galleries in Victoria Memorial were also inaugurated by PM. A gallery has been prepared with Netaji, which has been named Nirbhik Subhash. The second gallery has been prepared with other freedom activists of the country, named Viplavi Bharat.
PM Modi also inaugurated a permanent exhibition and a projection mapping show on Netaji on this occasion. The Prime Minister also released a book related to Netaji's letters. A commemorative coin and postage stamp was also released by the PM. A cultural program based on Netaji's theme 'Amra Nutan Jibneri' was also organized. Prior to this program, Prime Minister Modi also visited the National Library (National Library) in Kolkata itself. The PM inaugurated several events including an international conference 'Re-visiting the legacy of Netaji Subhash in 21st century' and an art gallery and picture exhibition. On this occasion, Prime Minister Modi also interacted with the artists and participants of the conference.
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- PM Modi said, today every Indian puts his hand on his heart, if Netaji feels Subhash, then he will hear this question again. Can you do me a favor This work, this task, this goal is to make India self-reliant today. People of the country, every region of the country, every person of the country is connected to it.
- PM Modi said, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose used to count poverty, illiteracy, disease, among the biggest problems in the country. Our biggest problems are poverty, illiteracy, disease and lack of scientific production. The society will have to come together and try to solve these problems.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that every Indian should put his hand on his heart today, if Netaji feels Subhash, then he will hear this question again. Can you do me a favor This work, this task, this goal is to make India self-reliant today. People of the country, every region of the country, every person of the country is connected to it.
- PM Modi said that it is my good fortune that in 2018 we named the island of Andaman as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island. Realizing the spirit of the country, the files related to Netaji were also made public by our own government. It was the good fortune of our government that participated in the INA Veterans Parade during the 26 January parade.
- PM Modi said that the country has decided that now every year we will celebrate Netaji's birth anniversary, i.e. January 23, as 'Parakram Divas'. Our Netaji is also a reflection of India's might and inspiration.
- PM Modi said that I salute him on behalf of the grateful nation on the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji. Today, I also salute this virtuous land of Bengal, which has made the child Subhash Netaji, his life austere, sacrificed and taught.
During his address at the Victoria Palace, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that on this day, the brave son who was born in the lap of Mother Bharati gave a new direction to the dream of independent India. On this very day, there was that consciousness in the darkness of slavery, who stood in front of the biggest power of the world and said, I will not ask you for freedom, I will take away.
- Mamata Banerjee refused to speak, angry with sloganeering, said - calling someone and disrespecting is not right
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrives at Kolkata's Victoria Memorial. During this time he is also accompanied by the head of the state Mamta Banerjee and Governor Jagdeep Dhankad.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reached the National Library of Kolkata. Here he is interacting with artists and delegates.
Netaji's bravery and ideals inspire every Indian. His contribution to India is indelible. India bow before the great Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. PM Narendra Modi started his Kolkata visit and Parakram Divas programs by paying tribute to Netaji Bose at Netaji Bhavan.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a visit to Kolkata today on the birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose. He visited Netaji Bhavan here.
Significantly, to honor and remember Netaji's indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation, the Government of India has decided to celebrate January 23 every year as 'Parakram Divas'. PM Modi's 125th anniversary of Bose An 85-member high-level committee has already been formed to organize year-round programs to commemorate it. It is a matter of fact that assembly elections are due in Bengal in April-May this year. For this, the Bharatiya Janata Party has been seen to be very active in the state already. BJP national president Jagat Prakash Nadda and Union Home Minister Amit Shah have visited Bengal many times. In such a situation the political stir in the state will intensify with the arrival of PM Modi in Bengal.
Security arrangements made for PM's visit
Here, security has been beefed up a day before the Prime Minister's visit to the National Library and Victoria Memorial at his venue. Central security agencies have converted the National Library Complex and Victoria Memorial in South Kolkata into a fortress. Approximately 2000 police personnel will be deployed to maintain and monitor security arrangements. The Prime Minister's Private Security Team (SPG) has already reached Kolkata and has taken care of security at the PM's venue.
Mamta will also take out a huge march on Netaji's birth anniversary
On the other hand, on Saturday, on the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will also lead a huge march from Netaji Murthy to Red Road at Shyam Bazar Five Point in Kolkata. This padyatra will be taken from Shyambazar at 12 noon. Mamta has already announced that her government and party will celebrate Netaji Jayanti as Deshnaik Day.