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Azad Hind Fauj 75th anniversary: PM Narendra Modi to hoist Tricolor at Red Fort today

General public and visitors will not be allowed at the Red Fort till the function is over.

India TV News Desk Edited by: India TV News Desk New Delhi Updated on: October 21, 2018 0:02 IST
PM Modi to hoist Tricolor at Red Fort on Sunday
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PM Modi to hoist Tricolor at Red Fort on Sunday

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday will hoist 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 will hoist the Tiranga and unveil the plaque to celebrate anniversary of the Azad Hind government, inspired and headed by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

According to an official statement, Union Minister Mahesh Sharma and Indian National Army (INA) veteran RS Chhikara among others will also be present at the event.

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

General public and visitors will not be allowed at the Red Fort till the function is 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, originating in 1940s outside India with a purpose of allying with axis powers to free India from the British rule.

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