Kolkata: In West Bengal, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to Netaji's statue at Mayo Road on the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. She said Jai Hind Vahini will be formed in schools in Bengal on the lines of NCC. She said that there is a controversy over the War Memorial, but there is no bias among the martyrs. History is being erased. Amar Jyoti cannot be honoured by extinguishing the statue of Netaji. Now the statue is being erected, but there is already a statue in Bengal. People are afraid to speak freely. History is being erased.
The programme was organized by the Culture Department of Bengal on the same occasion. A siren was played at 12.15 pm today. Conch shells were played in their homes in houses in Bengal. Mamata Banerjee herself paid homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by playing the conch shell on the occasion.
Members of the Netaji family were also present on the occasion. In fact, the West Bengal government has also constituted a committee to organize programmes throughout the year till January 23, 2022. A grand 'Padyatra' will also be organized here to mark the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji. The CM said Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose belongs not only to Bengal but to the whole world. Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose belongs to the whole world. He will have a university in his name and build a sports university in his name. A memorial will be built on Netaji's leader.