Traditionally the flag is hosted by the prime ministers of India on the Red Fort on the occasion of Independence Day. Till now many prime ministers have hoisted the flag on the red fort but this is the first time ever when the current prime minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi hoisted the flag on the Red Fort on the 75th anniversary of the brave Azad Hind Fauz. Azad Hind Fauz was the famous army led by the brave Indian nationalists in the year 1942. It was formed after blending with the alliance of the Japanese army during the world war 2.
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Azad Hind Fauz was led by the great leader Subhash Chandra Bose. He was a brave warrior who fought against the Britishers for the independence of our motherland India. On 21st October after interacting with the party members of BJP, Narendra Modi announced for the flag hosting event at the Red Fort. According to the public statement given by BJP and Narendra Modi, they respect the contributions of these great soldiers and army who fought for the independence of our motherland India. This event will be regarded as a small tribute to remember these brave warriors.
Flag hosting was done at sharp 9 AM in the morning in the presence of many party members of BJP. There was indeed a huge crowd to witness the breathtaking moment of the history. Not only BJP but other party members like Indian national congress and Aam Aadmi Party has welcomed this decision and initiative by our honorable prime minister to remember the brave martyrs of our country. Many great soldiers and veterans of Indian national army joined this special event at Red Fort. Many brave soldiers like Jagir Singh, Jag Ram, Ram Gopal attended this event to witness this historic day celebration.
After flag hosting on the Red Fort, PM Narendra Modi also laid the foundation of the museum dedicated to the history of Azad Hind Fauz. This crucial step was done at 11:30 AM according to the numerous sources. There was a huge crowd of media taking questions from the party members of BJP. This museum will likely to contain the information, precious documents, paintings and other secret information of that time.
This was indeed a big step taken by BJP to salute the Azad Hind Fauz led by the brave martyr and leader Subhash Chandra Bose. Many parties were calling it a publicity stunt too but BJP officials denied this statement and fact.
It is believed that Subhash Chandra Bose had a huge role in fighting against the lethal forces of the world. He indeed played a huge role in the freedom of our country. A little tribute to him and his army was the bravest decision led by our Prime minister. PM Modi via twitter announced this great decision earlier on Hukumat day celebrations. He even targeted INC as he blamed that they neglected the role of many such great leaders.
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