New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Kolkata on 23 January 2021 to address the Parakram Divas celebrations organized to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. The Prime Minister will also visit the Jerenga Plateau in Sivasagar, Assam, where he will distribute 1.06 lakh land pattas.
Prime Minister in West Bengal The Prime Minister will preside over the inauguration ceremony of ‘Shrampakara Divas’ held at the Victoria Memorial in Kolkata. In order to honor and remember Netaji’s indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation, the Government of India has decided to celebrate 23 January every year as the Holocaust Day to inspire the people of the country, especially the youth, To face the same adverse circumstances as Netaji did and to infuse a sense of patriotism among them.
On this occasion, Prime Minister Modi will inaugurate a permanent exhibition and a projection mapping show on Netaji. During this time a commemorative coin and postage stamp will also be issued by the Prime Minister. A cultural program based on Netaji’s theme, Shamra Nutan Jibnerish will also be held on that day.
Prior to this program, Prime Minister Modi will visit the National Library in Kolkata itself. It is here that an international conference, a re-visit of Netaji Subhash’s legacy in the 21st century and an artist camp has also been organized. On this occasion, the Prime Minister will interact with the artists and participants of the conference.
Prime Minister in Assam Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister will also visit Sivasagar in Assam where he will distribute 1.06 lakh land pattas. Keeping in mind the need for urgent action to protect the land rights of the local people of the state, the Assam government has given a renewed emphasis on protecting the land rights of the people here with a comprehensive new land policy. Issuing the lease allocation certificate for these people of Assam and creating a sense of security among them has been given top priority. Assam had 5.75 lakh, landless families, in 2016. The current government has distributed 2.28 lakh allocation certificates since May 2016. The ceremony on 23 January is the next step in this process.