New Delhi: President Ram Nath Kovind on Wednesday remembered one of country’s most celebrated freedom fighters, Subhas Chandra Bose, on his 122nd birth anniversary. Bose was reverently known as Netaji (a leader) for his contribution in the establishment of Indian National Army and leading it during the course of India’s freedom struggle.
“Tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary. He remains one of our most beloved national heroes and an icon of India’s freedom struggle. Netaji is cherished, remembered and missed to this day all over the country,” the President tweeted.
Meanwhile, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Subhas Chandra Bose museum at Red Fort in New Delhi on the occasion. He also paid a visit to the museum.
Taking to Twitter, PM Modi posted, “I bow to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his Jayanti. He was a stalwart who committed himself towards ensuring India is free and leads a life of dignity. We are committed to fulfilling his ideals and creating a strong India.”
The Museum on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Indian National Army provides a detailed account of the nationalist leader and the history of Indian National Army. It also showcases various artefacts related to Netaji and INA. The artefacts include wooden chair and sword used by him and medals, badges, uniforms, among other artefacts related to INA.
PM Modi laid the foundation stone of museum dedicated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was laid on October 21, 2018. It marked the celebrations of the 75th anniversary of Azad Hind Government, formed by the leader.