Noida: Netaji Jayanti, also known as “Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti” or officially “Parakram Divas” (Day of Valour), is a national event celebrated in India to mark the birthday of a prominent Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. It is celebrated annually on 23 January.
He played a pivotal role in Indian Independence Movement. He was the head of Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fouj). He was the founder-head of the Azad Hind Government.
The birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, on January 23, will be celebrated as ‘Parakram Diwas’ every year, the Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday. Earlier this month, the Ministry of Culture held a high-level committee, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in a befitting manner.
“We have formed Neta Ji Forum at AAFT University to motivate the young people of India and inculcate feelings of patriotism in them. The forum was initiated by Brigadier (retired) R.S. Chikara executive Vice Chairman of Neta Subhash Chandra Bose Trust,” said Sandeep Marwah Chief Scout For India in a small function at AAFT to celebrate the birth anniversary of Bose.