Bhubaneswar: January 23: Today is the 125th Birth Anniversary of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose as well as 213th Birth Anniversary of Veer Surendra Sai.
On this great occasion, Odisha paid rich tributes to legendary freedom fighters Netaji Subash Chandra Bose and Veer Surendra Sai.
Paying tributes to the great patriot, Chief Minister said that Netaji was born & brought up in Cuttack. He learnt his lessons of selfless serviceand struggle on this soil.To give him a fitting tribute, Odisha will celebrate his 125th Birth Anniversary with much fanfare throughout the year.
Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik paid floral tribute to Netaji at his statue in Cuttack, the birthplace of the legendary leader.
He also paid tribute to Veer Surendra Sai saying that his heroism and sacrifice in the fight against the British in Sambalpur to protect the interests of the tribals and the general public will always be remembered.
Governor of Odisha Prof.Ganeshi Lal paid tribute to Netaji Subash Chandra Bose and said, ‘ Netaji was a champion of Unity & Equality who dedicated his life for India’s freedom’.
Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan visited the birthplace of Netaji and paid floral tribute.
“Paid tribute to one of India’s greatest patriot Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Jankinath Bhawan, his birthplace in Cuttack. Celebrating this day as #ParakramDivas is a befitting tribute to Netaji and a just honour for his stellar contribution in the freedom struggle of our nation,” tweeted Pradhan.