Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of various development projects for Andaman and Nicobar from Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Island. On this occasion, Lieutenant Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Admiral Retired D.K. Joshi was also present. “Today, 14 projects have been inaugurated here, with a total cost of Rs 299 crore,” he said. The foundation stone of 12 projects has been laid, the cost of which is Rs 643 crore. In the small island of Andaman, development plans worth about Rs 1 thousand crore are being started.
Injustice done to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose: Amit Shah
Home Minister Amit Shah said that ‘for years, attempts were made to malign the image of many leaders. But now the time has come to give them their due place in history. Those who sacrificed their lives should get a place in history. That’s why we have named this island after Netaji. This year we are celebrating the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence and the 125th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. When we look at Netaji’s life we feel that injustice has been done to him. The place he deserved has not been given to him in history.
Cellular Jail built by the British is the biggest pilgrimage center
On the first day of the Yatra i.e. Friday, Amit Shah visited the Martyrs Column located at the historic Cellular Jail in Port Blair and paid homage to all the martyrs including the great freedom fighter Veer Savarkar. Amit Shah also visited the Cellular Jail. He had flagged off Go-Go tourist buses.
No one can erase the word ‘Veer’
He said that the people of the country have put the word ‘Veer’ in front of Savarkar’s name with great respect and reverence, which no one can erase. After this, the Home Minister said that in order to solve the connectivity problem faced by the people of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had laid the foundation of the Submarine Optical Fiber Scheme in the year 2018, which was inaugurated in the year 2020. .
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Amit Shah attacked Congress
Attacking the Congress, Home Minister Amit Shah said that at the time of Congress, a government used to think. The second government used to make plans. The third government used to float tenders. The fourth government used to start the work and the fifth government used to inaugurate it. Modi ji has created a new work culture, the foundation is also laid by his own government and the inauguration is also done by his own government.