Kolkatta, 21/1 (AO Bureau): Ahead of the upcoming West Bengal Election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi (PM Narendra Modi) will be visiting Kolkata on January 23 (Saturday) to mark the 125th birth anniversary year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The Prime Minister will preside over the inauguration of the ‘Parakram Divas’ function at the Victoria Memorial. On this occasion, PM will inaugurate a permanent exhibition and a projection mapping show on Netaji.
During this time a commemorative coin and postage stamp will also be released by the Prime Minister, a cultural program based on Netaji’s theme ‘Amra Nutan Jibneri’ will also be organized. To honor and remember Netaji’s indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation, the Government of India has decided to celebrate January 23 every year as ‘Parakram Divas’.
Prior to this program, Prime Minister Modi will visit the National Library in Kolkata itself. An international conference ‘Re-visiting the legacy of Netaji Subhash in the 21st century’ and an art gallery has been organized here. On this occasion, the Prime Minister will interact with the artists and participants of the conference.