Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti’ is celebrated on 23rd January every year across the country. It is the birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Subhas Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa, India. His mother’s name was Prabhavati Devi. His father Janakinath Bose was an advocate.
In the course of struggle for freedom Subhas Chandra Bose formed ‘Azad Hind Fauz’ and led the ‘Indian National Army’. He advocated a revolutionary and violent way to protest as opposed to non-violent approach by Mahatma Gandhi. He separated from Indian National Congress (INC) and founded his own party ‘All India Forward Block’. He was one of the most prominent leaders of the Indian Independence Movement. He spread the feeling of national integration, sacrifice and communal harmony among the masses.
Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti is celebrated in a grand way among the party members of Forward Block. All the district administration and the local civic body also observe Subhash Chandra Bose Jayanti. Many N.G.O.s organizes Blood Donation Camps. On this day the schools organize various activities as exhibition, quiz and cultural programs. His birthday is also celebrated as Desh Prem Diwas.