Last Updated: January 18, 2023, 23:25 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will just about inaugurate a mannequin of a proposed memorial devoted to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on January 23 to commemorate the liberty fighter’s 126th delivery anniversary, a press release stated.
The proposed memorial will likely be arrange on Ross Island, which has been renamed after Netaji in 2018, can have a museum, a cable automotive ropeway, a laser-and-sound present, a guided heritage path via historic buildings and a theme-based youngsters’s amusement park, in addition to a restro lounge.
The digital inauguration of the mannequin will likely be adopted by the PM’s speech to the nation, following which he’ll announce the naming of 21 uninhabited islands in the archipelago after Param Veer Chakra awardees, the assertion issued by the Union territory administration stated.
The occasion will likely be live-screened at a operate in the auditorium of Dr B R Ambedkar Institute of Technology in Port Blair.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, who will arrive in Port Blair on January 23, would be the chief visitor of the operate.
He will hoist the nationwide flag, adopted by a public speech at Netaji Stadium in Port Blair, on the identical spot when the Indian National Army (INA) commander-in-chief had hoisted the tricolour on December 30, 1943. The stadium was then referred to as Gymkhana Ground.
A sequence of programmes will likely be held in Port Blair, together with the screening of a movie on the delivery anniversary celebrations of the liberty fighter and a dance ballet on Netaji’s life choreographed by eminent dancer Tanusree Shankar.
Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been beneath the Japanese occupation and it was formally handed over to Azad Hind authorities on December 29, 1943.
This will likely be Shah’s second go to to Port Blair since 2021, when he had arrived right here to rejoice ‘Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’, a sequence of occasions organised by the Centre to commemorate the 75th anniversary of India’s Independence.
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