New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled the hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate on his 125th birth anniversary.
“Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose refused to bow before the British. Soon the hologram statue will be replaced by a grand granite statue. Netaji’s statue will inspire democratic values and future generations,” the PM said.
“Netaji used to say “Never lose faith in the dream of independent India, there is no power in the world that can shake India.” Today we have a goal to fulfill the dreams of an independent India. We’ve a target to build a new India before 100th year of independence, 2047,” said Modi.
The Prime Minister also conferred the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskars, for the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022.
Seven awards were presented during the ceremony. Centre has instituted the annual Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar to recognize and honour the invaluable contribution & selfless service rendered by individuals and organizations in the field of disaster management.
This is not just a granite statue but a befitting tribute to the legendary Netaji, who gave everything for India’s freedom, said Union Home Minister Amit Shah.