To mark the year-long celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a grand statue of Netaji to be installed at India Gate

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What is the news?

In order to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the Government of India has decided to install a grand statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate. 

Key points

The Statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will be installed at India Gate. 

The statue shall be a fitting tribute to the immense contribution of Netaji in our freedom struggle.

The statue will replace the Amar Jawan Jyoti which will be merged with the eternal flame of the National War Memorial Torch.

Till the statue gets completed, a hologram statue of his would be present at the same place.

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What are the other decisions taken by the Govt to honour Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose?

Firstly, the Government has declared 23rd January as Parakram Diwas to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Secondly, the Government has instituted the annual Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar to recognize and honour the invaluable contribution and selfless service rendered by individuals and organisations in India in the field of disaster management. The award is announced every year on 23rd January.

Thirdly, the Republic Day celebrations from this year will start on January 23 instead of January 24 to include the birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose,

Source: This post is based on the article To mark the year-long celebration of the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, a grand statue of Netaji to be installed at India Gate published in PIB on 22nd January 2022.

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