Kolkata: The Left Front has thanked West
Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for the state
government`s decision to celebrate the birth anniversary of
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose jointly with the Kendriya Netaji
Jayanti committee on January 23.
In a letter to the Chief Minister, Left Front chairman and
CPI(M) West Bengal secretary Biman Bose said "I thank you for
the state government`s decision after I came to know from
veteran Forward Bloc leader Ashok Ghosh."
"Hope the state government will observe in a befitting
manner Netaji birth anniversary as Deshpran Diwas as before as
a mark of tribute to his historic sacrifice and leadership,"
The Left Front chairman also urged the Chief Minister to
impress upon the Prime Minister to declare observance of
Netaji birthday as "Deshpran Diwas" nationwide.