Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s statue to be installed at India Gate

JNS: A grand statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will be installed at India Gate in New Delhi to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of the great freedom fighter

As part of the year long celebrations, the government has decided to install the statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at India Gate. The statue, made of granite, shall be a fitting tribute to the immense contribution of Netaji in the country’s freedom struggle, and would be a symbol of the country’s indebtedness to him. Till the work for the statue is completed, a hologram statue of Netaji will be present at the same place.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will unveil the hologram statue of Netaji at India Gate at 6 PM on 23 January. According to the reports, the hologram statue will be powered by a 30 thousand lumens 4K projector. An invisible, high gain, 90 per cent transparent holographic screen has been erected in such a way so that it is not visible to visitors. The 3D image of Netaji will be projected on it to create the effect of a hologram. The size of the hologram statue is 28 feet in height and 6 feet in width.

Prime Minister will also confer the Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskars, for the years 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022 in the investiture ceremony. A total of seven awards will be presented during the ceremony.

The Union government has instituted the annual Subhas Chandra Bose Aapda Prabandhan Puraskar to recognize and honour the invaluable contribution and selfless service rendered by individuals and organisations in India in the field of disaster management.

The award is announced every year on 23 January. The award carries a cash prize of  51 lakh  rupees and a certificate in case of an institution and  5 lakh rupees and a certificate in case of an individual.

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