On the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will install a grand statue of the iconic freedom fighter at India Gate as a symbol of India’s indebtedness to him.
The announcement was made by PM Modi on Friday as he tweeted, “Till the statue, made of granite, is completed, a hologram statue of his would be present at the same place, he said, adding that he will unveil the hologram statue on January 23, the 125th birth anniversary of the Azad Hind Fauj founder.
The prime minister tweeted, “At a time when the entire nation is marking the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, I am glad to share that his grand statue, made of granite, will be installed at India Gate. This would be a symbol of India’s indebtedness to him.”
Union Home Minister Amit Shah, too, tweeted on the same with some exquisite photographs.
“Netaji is an epitome of India’s true strength & resolve. Congress has left no stone unturned to forget the immortal contributions of India’s brave son,” he said.
Union Defense Minister Rajnath Singh congratulated PM Modi and said that the installation of the statue will awaken feelings of patriotism, self-respect and valor in the minds of the people of India.