Shillong, Jan 23: To commemorate his contribution to India’s struggle for independence, every year on January 23, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary is celebrated across the country.
This year the nation celebrated the 126th birth anniversary of Netaji Bose.
For the first time, Netaji Jayanti was celebrated as Parakram Divas in 2021 on the occasion of his 124th birthday.
In Shillong, the occasion was celebrated in different parts. In the morning, a small programme was held at State Central Library and in the afternoon a programme was held at Jail Road, Shillong.
The celebration is to recall and honour Netaji’s tremendous devotion to the country and his unwavering spirit. He was crucial to the cause for Indian independence.
Netaji was a prominent nationalist, politician, and freedom fighter. This day has been designated to encourage Indians, especially young people, to aspire for his strength, perseverance, selflessness, and patriotic fervour despite oppression.