Statue of Netaji unveiled at navy base in Kolkata

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Kolkata, Sep 10 (IANS) An eight feet bronze statue of Indian freedom struggle leader Subhas Chandra Bose was on Sunday unveiled at the naval base INS Netaji Subhas here, named after the iconic leader.

Netaji’s niece in law Krishna Bose cut the ribbon together with Eastern Naval Command chief, Vice Admiral H.C.S. Bisht to unveil the statue.

GOC, Bengal Area, Lt Gen Gurpal Singh Sanga, Japan’s Consul-General in Kolkata Masayuki Taga and several other dignitaries were also present on the occasion.

Patriotic songs were played and tricoloured balloons released into the air on occasion of the joyous unveiling ceremony.

–IANS

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