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75th Anniversary of Azad Hind Government: 'Subhas Chandra Bose is an inspiration for all of us,' says PM Modi

The Azad Hind government was founded on October 21, 1943 and was inspired by the ideals of Subhas Chandra Bose.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: October 21, 2018 10:31 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday hoisted the national flag at Delhi’s Red Fort to mark the 75th anniversary of the formation of the government of 'free India'.

The prime minister hoisted the Tiranga and unveiled the plaque to celebrate anniversary of the Azad Hind government, inspired and headed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. Union Minister Mahesh Sharma and Indian National Army (INA) veteran RS Chhikara among others were also present at the event.

Important excerpts from PM Modi's speech:

  • In last 4 years, several measures were taken to strengthen the defence. Best technologies were brought to the defence. This government has strength to make big and tough decisions, it'll continue. Be it surgical strike or making the files of Netaji public, decision was taken by our government: PM Modi
  • We have reached  'Swaraj' after lakhs of sacrifices. It's our responsibility to maintain this 'Swaraj' with 'Suraaj': PM Modi
  • We have fulfilled our promise of One Rank One Pension: PM Modi
  • Netaji had promised an India where everyone has equal rights and equal opportunities. He had promised a prosperous nation which was proud of its traditions, development in all areas. He had promised to uproot 'divide & rule'. Even after so many years those dreams remain unfulfilled: PM Modi
  • In order to make one family great, other families were ignored: PM Modi
  • Subhas Chandra Bose is an inspiration for all of us: PM Modi  
  • Subhas Chandra Bose had only one aim in mind, to free mother India from British rule: PM Modi
  • Azad Hind government was the government of every Indian: PM Modi 
  • PM Modi hoists Tricolor at Red Fort

The prime minister also laid the foundation stone for a museum dedicated to the Azad Hind Fauj or the INA.

Public and visitors were not allowed at the Red Fort till the function was over.

The Azad Hind government was founded on October 21, 1943 and was inspired by the ideals of Subhas Chandra Bose. It was a part of the freedom movement which originated in 1940s outside India with a purpose of allying with axis powers to free India from the British rule.

WATCH VIDEO: PM Modi attends commemoration of 75th Anniversary of Azad Hind Government

 

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