Sand art by Sudarsan Pattnaik
Netaji Jayanti (aka Parakram Diwas) :
Parakram Diwas (Bravery Day) is celebrated in India on 23 January. It was introduced by the Government of India in 2021 ahead of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary. Netaji Jayanti is observed as Parakram Diwas for the first time in 2021 on his 125th birth anniversary.
Subhas Chandra Bose (23 January 1897 – 18 August 1945) was an Indian nationalist whose defiant patriotism made him a hero in India, but whose attempt during World War II to rid India of British rule with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan left a troubled legacy.
He played a pivotal role in Indian independence movement. He was the head of Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fouj). He was the founder-head of the Azad Hind Government.
About five months after the disappearance of Netaji, the Netaji Jayanti was celebrated in Rangoon on a…
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