Mamata pays tribute to Netaji on Twitter
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Sunday paid her tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Tricolour hoisting by the freedom fighter at Port Blair in 1943.
Bose had hoisted the national flag for the first time at Cellular Jail, Port Blair, on December 30, 1943.
The chief minister asserted that Netaji would continue to inspire his countrymen.
"On December 30, 1943, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose had hoisted the Tricolour for the first time in #PortBlair. On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of that historic event, I bow humbly to the great leader. #Netaji continues to inspire us," she tweeted.
The Centre has announced that it will release Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark the historic event.