Port Blair, Jan. 20: The Ministry of Home Affairs under the guidance of Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Shri Amit Shah is celebrating Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav Iconic Events Week from 17th to 23rd January, 2023, to celebrate 75 years of India’s Independence & Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 126th Birth Anniversary.

Prior to the main event on January 23, the A&N Administration has also planned various events to pay tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. As part of it, Kavi Sammelan by renowned poets will be organized at National Memorial Cellular Jail tomorrow (January 21) from 5 pm to 7 pm. Noted poets from mainland who will present poems on patriotic theme are Gajendra Solanki, Dr. Suresh Awasthi, Dr. Arjun Shisodia, Shri Manvir Madhur, Shri Sumit Mishra and Shri Vikhyat Mishra.

On the same day, Naval Band will perform at Marina Park from 7 pm to 7.30 pm followed by a cultural programme comprising of dances of different States showcasing the rich cultural heritage of India from 7.30 pm to 9 pm at Marina Park.

The Ministry of Home Affairs’ Iconic Events Week is an ode to the life and contributions of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in the India’s struggle for freedom. It is a remembrance of his high ideals and a moment for entire nation to draw inspiration from the lives of our freedom fighters.