SILCHAR, Jan 23: The 114th birthday of the great revolutionary and freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was observed throughout Barak Valley in a festive spirit by various social and cultural organizations and educational institutions. The dawn broke with patriotic songs, particularly based on the valour and chivalry as well as nationalist messages of Netaji, blaring through microphones.
The Central Committee of the celebration here took out colourful processions joined by the students and teachers of schools with their respective banners and flags and paraded through the main roads of the town after paying floral tributes at the Netaji statue at Rangirkhari.
Assam University at Durgakoona celebrated the day with a day-long programme based on selected events from the heroic struggle of Netaji for the liberation of the country. The occasion was to spread the messages of the great leader to inculcate the spirit of oneness and integrity for preserving the hard earned independence.
Matri Bhasha Suraksha Samiti in its own way arranged programme involving school students who took part in speech competition on the life, achievements and the historic role of Netaji in the freedom struggle. A souvenir on the occasion was released to commemorate the revolutionary Netaji with rhymes, paintings, poetry and essays. THE SENTINEL