PM Modi in Port Blair hoisted the high mast flag at South Point.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is in Port Blair today to mark the 75th anniversary of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose's declaration of the formation of the Azad Hind government in 1943. The prime minister is scheduled to release a commemorative postal stamp, coin and first day cover to mark the 75th year of 'Azad Hind'. The prime minister will inaugurate a 7 MW solar power plant, and solar village. He laid the foundation stone for a number of development projects and address a gathering.
PM Modi in Port Blair inaugurated the Industrial Training Institute at Arong and a Modern Sports Complex. The ITI would help empower the youth of the island, with skills, he said. He will also release the innovation and start-up policy for the islands. The prime minister laid wreath at the Martyrs Column at Port Blair and visited the Cellular Jail in the city. PM Modi also hoisted the high mast flag at South Point, Port Blair. He will pay floral tributes at statue of Subhash Chandra Bose at Marina Park in Port Blair.
Here are the Highlights of PM Modi's visit to Andaman and Nicobar Islands:
PM Modi also unfurled the Tricolour in Andaman and Nicobar islands to mark the 75th anniversary of Subhas Babu's brave feat. In 1943 Netaji Bose had unfurled the Tricolour.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also released a commemorative stamp, its first-day cover and a Rs-75 coin on this special day.
The Ross Island was renamed as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep, the Neil Island would now be known as Shaheed Dweep and the Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi renames 3 islands of Andaman And Nicobar.
Each time we take about freedom fighters, the name of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose fills up with pride and new energy, says PM Modi in Port Blair
PM Modi addresses public function to mark 75 years of hosting tricolour by Netaji Subash Chandra Bose at Port Blair
PM Modi hoisted the high mast flag at South Point, Port Blair
PM Modi inaugurates the ITI at Arong, and the Modern Sports Complex at a public meeting at Car Nicobar
PM Modi lays wreath at Martyr's Column, Andaman & Nicobar
PM Modi interacts with Tribal Chiefs in Car Nicobar during his visit to Andaman and Nicobar islands
"The people here has been demanding a solution to the problem of sea erosion for a long time. I am glad to announce that the government has decided to erect a sea wall to deal with the problem, the foundation of which will be laid today," PM Modi said in Car Nicobar
The central government is working to make the lives of the people of Andaman and Nicobar easier. This includes making facilities like cheaper ration, clean water, gas connection, kerosene, easily available
Recently, the central government set up a fund for Rs 7,000 Crore to make the fishing industry profitable. Under this scheme, the fishermen will be provided with credit at reasonable rates: PM Modi
While preserving the environment, the possibilities of solar energy are being explored in Car Nicobar, says PM Modi
The government is working to ensure that no corner of the country and its people is deprived of development, says PM Modi in Port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar
3 Andaman And Nicobar Islands To Be Renamed During PM's Visit This Sunday
Three islands in Andaman and Nicobar will be given new names by the government this Sunday, the latest in the list of places being renamed across the country. Ross Island, Neil Island and Havelock Island will be renamed as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, Shaheed Dweep and Swaraj Dweep respectively. The new names will be formally announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Port Blair on December 30
Prime Minister Modi addresses a public meeting at Car Nicobar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid homage to those who lost their lives in 2004 tsunami, at Tsunami Memorial in Car Nicobar