Agartala remembers Netaji on 114th birthday with a colourful rally

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Agartala, Jan. 23 (ANI): The 114th birth anniversary of the charismatic leader of India's freedom struggle, Subash Chandra Bose, was celebrated here on Saturday in a special way.

On this occasion, a programme was organized by the students of Netaji Subash Vidya Niketan School in Agartala from where a colourful rally was also taken out in the morning.

The rally intended to draw public attention on Subhash Chandra Bose's ideology and the freedom struggle and also focused on various burning social issues and evils.

"We are organizing the 114th Birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, we are in apposition that different school students, guardians and government departments helped us to organize this in a successful manner." the Principal of Netaji Subash Vidya Niketan School H.Debnath said on Saturday.

Hundreds of school students, different organizations and clubs participated in the rally that traversed the main thoroughfares of Agartala amid thousand of spectators on both sides of the roads turned up to witness the rally.

The onlookers also paid tribute to their hero Netaji, as Bose was popularly called, and who founded the Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fauj) to drive the British rulers out of India.

The Ajad Hind flag was raised along with the national flag on this day to remember Bose. The participants felt that youngsters should follow the ideals of Netaji to fight the evils of society.

"Netaji should be our ideal. If we take his path, we will take the nation to progess and we will also progress personally," Soma Das, a participant said.

Born in a Bengali family of Cuttack, Subhash Chandra Bose was the catalyst in sowing the seeds of independent India and revolutionary ideals in the minds of the youth of that time.

Though the death of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose remains a mystery despite several investigations, but official documents declassified by the Government says that the revolutionary leader was a victim of an air crash on August 18, 1945. In his death, Netaji sill remains an immortal hero. By Pinaki Das (ANI)

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