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“I am thinking of Netaji, I am thinking of my countrymen” said the Prime Minister.

‘Thank you West Bengal’ tweets PM Modi as he shares video of his Kolkata visit

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2021 10:52 PM IST
The video includes pictures and videos of the Prime Minister’s at Victoria Memorial to mark the occasion of ParakramDivas, Shubhash Chandra Bose’s residence amongst others, with sound bites from his speech at the former added for effect.
Mamata Banerjee refused to speak at the Centre's event on Netaji's birth anniversary.
Mamata Banerjee refused to speak at the Centre's event on Netaji's birth anniversary.

'Won't speak at this platform': Mamata feels 'insulted' at Centre's Netaji event

Written by Poulomi Ghosh
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 05:48 PM IST
A government event must have some dignity, Mamata said and left the stage after being greeted with 'Jai Shri Ram' chants.
The Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) chief Madan Mohan Jha strongly denied any fear of a spilt in the party(HT Photo)
The Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee (BPCC) chief Madan Mohan Jha strongly denied any fear of a spilt in the party(HT Photo)

News updates from HT: Bihar Congress in charge has his task cut out for him

By hindustantimes.com
UPDATED ON JAN 23, 2021 05:09 PM IST
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“I still say what Bengal thinks today India thinks tomorrow, let us do that” said Mamata Banerjee in her address(PTI Photo)
“I still say what Bengal thinks today India thinks tomorrow, let us do that” said Mamata Banerjee in her address(PTI Photo)

'We celebrate Netaji not just in election year': Mamata Banerjee's top 10 quotes

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Ayshee Bhaduri
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 04:24 PM IST
“We will build an Azad Hind Monument. We will show how it will be done. They've spent thousands of crores in building statues and a new parliament complex. A monument, named after Azad Hind Fauj, will be built at Rajarhat." said the chief minister at the end of her rally
A statue of Indian nationalist leader Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is pictured with a garland, as supporters celebrated his 125th birth anniversary, in Amritsar.(AP)
A statue of Indian nationalist leader Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is pictured with a garland, as supporters celebrated his 125th birth anniversary, in Amritsar.(AP)

On Parakram Diwas, a look at Bose’s Indian National Army

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 02:47 PM IST
Under Bose's leadership, there was a swell of volunteers in the INA. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose named the brigades/regiments of INA after Gandhi, Nehru, Maulana Azad, and himself. There was also an all-women regiment named after Rani of Jhansi, Lakshmibai.
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addresses media at her office Nabanna in Howrah.(ANI)
West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee addresses media at her office Nabanna in Howrah.(ANI)

Declare Netaji's birth anniversary national holiday: Mamata urges Centre

PTI |
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 01:00 PM IST
"We are celebrating this day as #DeshNayakDibas. GoWB has also set up a committee to conduct year-long celebrations till January 23, 2022," Banerjee said on Twitter.
Sand artist Swapan Das creates a sand art of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to mark 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, in Kolkata.(ANI)
Sand artist Swapan Das creates a sand art of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to mark 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, in Kolkata.(ANI)

In Photos: India remembers 'Netaji' on 125th birth anniversary

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 12:08 PM IST
Several leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi, paid tributes to Bose on his birth anniversary.
Huge signboards with pictures of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose put up at a railing along a road, on the eve of his 125th birth anniversary, in Kolkata.(PTI)
Huge signboards with pictures of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose put up at a railing along a road, on the eve of his 125th birth anniversary, in Kolkata.(PTI)

Parakram Diwas: Remembering Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary

By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 23, 2021 09:02 AM IST
Netaji built a force known as the Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) giving the slogan of “Dilli Chalo”. Thousands of soldiers of his 60,000-strong army sacrificed their lives for the country.
“It appears to be a stunt keeping in mind the assembly polls, and not as a mark of respect to Netaji (as Bose is popularly known” TMC Lok Sabha member and party spokesperson Saugata Roy said.(HT Archive)
“It appears to be a stunt keeping in mind the assembly polls, and not as a mark of respect to Netaji (as Bose is popularly known” TMC Lok Sabha member and party spokesperson Saugata Roy said.(HT Archive)

Politics over Netaji: Parakram vs Desh Nayak

PUBLISHED ON JAN 20, 2021 01:47 AM IST
While the TMC wants that the day be celebrated as Desh Nayak Diwas (day of the national hero), the Forward Bloc, which Bose formed in 1939, and a section of his family demand that January 23 be observed as Desh Prem Diwas (day of patriotism).
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: One of the most famous quotes by Netaji was, “It is blood alone that can pay the price of freedom. Give me blood and I will give you freedom!”(PTI)
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: One of the most famous quotes by Netaji was, “It is blood alone that can pay the price of freedom. Give me blood and I will give you freedom!”(PTI)

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: His most inspiring quotes

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 22, 2020 03:46 PM IST
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Birth Anniversary: Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian freedom fighter, popularly known as Netaji (meaning ‘Respected leader’).
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