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PM Modi to name 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar after Param Vir Chakra awardees

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PM Modi to name 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar after Param Vir Chakra awardees

Today on the event of Parakram Diwas, Prime Minister Modi will take part in a ceremony to name the 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman & Nicobar Islands after 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees at 11 AM by way of video conferencing. During the programme, PM Modi may even unveil the mannequin of the National Memorial devoted to Netaji to be constructed on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep.

Keeping in thoughts the historic significance of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands and to honour the reminiscence of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Ross Islands was renamed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Dweep by PM Modi throughout his go to to the Island in 2018. Neil Island and Havelock Island had been additionally renamed as Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep.

Going forward with this spirit, it has now been determined to name the 21 largest unnamed islands of the island group after 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees. The largest unnamed island shall be named after the primary Param Vir Chakra awardee, the second largest unnamed island shall be named after the second Param Vir Chakra awardee, and so forth. This step shall be an eternal tribute to our heroes, a number of of whom had made the final word sacrifice to shield the sovereignty and integrity of the nation.

These islands have been named after the 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees, viz. Major Somnath Sharma; Subedar and Hony Captain (then Lance Naik) Karam Singh, MM; 2nd Lt. Rama Raghoba Rane; Nayak Jadunath Singh; Company Havildar Major Piru Singh; Capt GS Salaria; Lieutenant Colonel (then Major) Dhan Singh Thapa; Subedar Joginder Singh; Major Shaitan Singh; CQMH. Abdul Hamid; Lt Col Ardeshir Burzorji Tarapore; Lance Naik Albert Ekka; Major Hoshiar Singh; 2nd Lt. Arun Khetrapal; Flying Officer Nirmaljit Singh Sekhon; Major Ramaswamy Parameswaran; Naib Subedar Bana Singh; Captain Vikram Batra; Lt Manoj Kumar Pandey; Subedar Major (then Rifleman) Sanjay Kumar; and Subedar Major Retd (Hony Captain) Grenadier Yogendra Singh Yadav.

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