PM Modi to visit Assam, West Bengal on Jan 23

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Assam and West Bengal on Saturday. He will address the Parakram Diwas celebrations to commemorate the 125th Birth Anniversary Year of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. He will preside over the inaugural function of the ‘Parakram Diwas’ celebrations at Victoria Memorial in Kolkata.
In order to honour and remember Netaji’s indomitable spirit and selfless service to the nation, government has decided to celebrate his birthday on 23rd January every year as Parakram Diwas to inspire people of the country, especially the youth. A permanent exhibition and a Projection Mapping Show on Netaji will be inaugurated on the occasion. A commemorative coin and postage stamp will also be released by the Prime Minister. A cultural programme Amra Nuton Jouboneri Doot, based on the theme of Netaji, will also be held.
Prime Minister will also visit Jerenga Pathar in Sivasagar, Assam to distribute one lakh six thousand land Pattas and allotment certificates. The issuance of Patta and allotment certificates for indigenous people of Assam has been given highest priority to instil a sense of security amongst them. Assam had five lakh 75 thousand landless families in 2016. The present government has distributed two lakh 28 thousand land Pattas and allotment certificates since May 2016


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