Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute after inaugurating the 28-foot statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said if India had followed the path shown by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, then it would have reached new heights and asserted that Rajpath, a symbol of “slavery” during the British Raj, has now been consigned to history.
Speaking after unveiling a 28-foot statue of Netaji and inaugurating Kartavya Path, the stretch of road from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate -- earlier known as Rajpath, Modi said the renaming has given the country new energy and inspiration. “Netaji’s statue at India Gate will inspire and guide us,” he said. The revamped stretch is part of the Modi government's ambitious Central Vista redevelopment project.
“We took many decisions in the last eight years which have
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First Published: Sep 09 2022 | 12:31 PM IST