Netaji Was True Leader Who Strongly Believed in Unity: Mamata

Date:

Mamata Banerjee. (File photo: IANS)

Mamata Banerjee also demanded that the Centre must declare January 23 as a National Holiday.

KOLKATA — Paying homage to ‘Desh nayak’ Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birth anniversary, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday said that Netaji was a true leader and strongly believed in unity of all people.

“We are celebrating this day as Desh Nayak Dibas…He strongly believed in unity of all people,” Banerjee tweeted.

She said that her government has also set up a committee to conduct year-long celebrations till January 23, 2022 across the state.

“A monument, named after Azad Hind Fauj, will be built at Rajarhat. A university named after Netaji is also being set up which shall be funded entirely by the state, and will have tie-ups with foreign universities,” the Chief Minister said.

She also said that a grand padyatra will be held on the day. This year’s Republic Day parade in Kolkata will also be dedicated to Netaji.

“A siren will be sounded today at 12.15 pm. We urge everyone to blow shankh (conch shell) at home,” Banerjee said, demanding that the Centre must also declare January 23 as a National Holiday.

theclarionindia
theclarionindiahttps://clarionindia.net
Clarion India - News, Views and Insights about Indian Muslims, Dalits, Minorities, Women and Other Marginalised and Dispossessed Communities.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Share post:

Subscribe

spot_imgspot_img

Popular

More like this
Related

Odisha CM Expresses Concern on Fund Reduction of MGNREGS, Food Security in Union Budget

BHUNESHWAR - Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Wednesday...

Govt Has Abandoned its Duty towards Farmers in Budget 2023: Farmers Group

NEW DELHI - Farmers' body Samyukt Kisan Morcha (SKM) on...

‘Will Destroy Agri-Sector’: Farm Leaders Assail Nirmala’s Budget

MUMBAI - Top farmers leaders from the All India...

Union Budget 2023-24: Minorities Have Nothing to Cheer

The Narendra Modi government has proposed a huge cut...