Netaji’s birth anniversary to be celebrated as “Parakram Diwas” annually

The central government has announced that January 23, the birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose, will be celebrated as “Parakram Diwas” every year to honour the great freedom fighter and founder of Azad Hind Fauj. 

The Union Culture Ministry in its release said, "The people of India fondly remember Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's unparalleled contribution to this great nation in his 125th birth anniversary. The Government of India has decided to celebrate the 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji beginning from January 2021 in befitting manner at national and international level".

Meanwhile, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who has been urging the centre to declare January 23 as a national holiday, is likely to hold a rally on the occasion of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti.

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