Nation pays homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary today (23 january 2017). It was on this day in 1897, Netaji was born in Cuttack, Odisha. A number of functions have been organised in different parts of the country to mark the occasion. In Delhi, floral Tributes will be paid to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in the Central Hall of Parliament. Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid rich tribute to Netaji. In a series of tweets, Mr Modi stated that Netaji’s valour played a major role in freeing India from colonialism. The Prime Minister also stated, Netaji was a great intellectual who always thought about the interests and well being of the marginalised sections of society.
Source-All India Radio (AIR News)