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President pays homage to Subhas Chandra Bose

Jan 23 2013, 10:39am CST | by

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 116 birth anniversary Wednesday.

New Delhi, Jan 23 — President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 116 birth anniversary Wednesday. He paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Netaji at...

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President pays homage to Subhas Chandra Bose

Jan 23 2013, 10:39am CST | by

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 116 birth anniversary Wednesday.

New Delhi, Jan 23 — President Pranab Mukherjee paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 116 birth anniversary Wednesday.

He paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Netaji at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan were present on the occasion.

Subhas Chandra Bose, popularly known as Netaji, was one of India's most prominent nationalist leaders who tried to wrest India's freedom from the British in an armed struggle from abroad during the latter part of World War II.

Founder of the Indian National Army, Bose was reported to have perished from injuries received as a consequence of a Japanese plane crash in Taiwan Aug 18, 1945, while en route to Tokyo and possibly Russia from Singapore.

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