New Delhi, Jan 23: President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday paid homage to freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose on his 121st birth anniversary.
“He remains one of our most beloved national heroes and an icon of India’s freedom struggle,” Kovind tweeted.
On his birthday, I offer my tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He remains one of our most beloved national heroes and an icon of India's freedom struggle #PresidentKovind
— President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) January 23, 2018
The Prime Minister, who is in Davos to attend the World Economic Forum, tweeted a video dedication for the freedom fighter along with a message.
“The valour of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose makes every Indian proud. We bow to this great personality on his Jayanti (birth anniversary),” he wrote.
The valour of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose makes every Indian proud. We bow to this great personality on his Jayanti. pic.twitter.com/Qrao1dnmQZ
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 23, 2018
Vice President, Venkaiah Naidu tweeted his tribute calling Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose a national icon.
On his birth anniversary, I pay my tributes to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a national icon and charismatic leader, who gave ' Jai Hind' slogan. pic.twitter.com/09ls3xi5Su
— Vice President of India (@VPSecretariat) January 23, 2018
BJP Chief Amit Shah, Karnataka BJP President BS Yeddyurappa, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan were among other who paid honored Netaji with their tributes.
I bow to the legendary Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary. Netaji's patriotism, courage and bravery were exceptional. His charismatic leadership had inspired millions of youth to participate in India's Independence struggle. pic.twitter.com/891MUx3BH6
— Amit Shah (@AmitShah) January 23, 2018
I bow to the proud son of India, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary. An epitome of courage & bravery, #Netaji's legacy has inspired generations of Young Indians over the years. pic.twitter.com/ISCW3EguR6
— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) January 23, 2018
On the 120th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, I pay my humble tributes to the great son of India Netaji’s role in securing freedom is equally significant as anyone else. The present generation should imbibe his nationalistic spirit and uphold it the patriotic zeal pic.twitter.com/Tloal5Yv4x
— Dr Harsh Vardhan (@drharshvardhan) January 23, 2018
Born on January 23, 1897, Bose was a member of the Indian civil services in England before returning to India. He was a key member of the freedom struggle and was affectionately called Netaji.
Congress’ official twitter handle posted a tribute to the leader along with a quote by Netaji.
— Congress (@INCIndia) January 23, 2018
Congress President Rahul Gandhi tweeted: “We remember Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a patriot, who inspires each of us even today.
“This verse, from the immortal INA (Indian National Army) marching song is as relevant today as it was then: March, March on forward. Singing songs of happiness as you go. This life belongs to our motherland. Lay it down for the motherland.”
On his jayanti, we remember Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, a patriot, who inspires each of us even today. This verse, from the immortal INA marching song is as relevant today as it was then:
क़दम क़दम बढ़ाये जा
ख़ुशी के गीत गाये जा
ये ज़िंदगी है क़ौम की
तू क़ौम पे लुटाये जा pic.twitter.com/VWNcfX4C91
— Rahul Gandhi (@RahulGandhi) January 23, 2018