President, PM pay tributes to Subhas Chandra Bose on 121st Birth Anniversary

Netaji subhash chandra bose
Netaji subhash chandra bose

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.

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.

Vice President, Venkaiah Naidu tweeted his tribute calling Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose a national icon.

BJP Chief Amit Shah, Karnataka BJP President BS Yeddyurappa, Union Minister Harsh Vardhan were among other who paid honored Netaji with their tributes.

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 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.”


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