President pays tribute to Netaji on birth anniversary

Last Updated: Thu, Jan 23, 2014 12:25 hrs

New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Thursday paid homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary.

Mukherjee paid floral tributes in front of a portrait of Netaji at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.

The firebrand nationalist leader was born in Cuttack district, in what is now Odisha, in 1897, and is believed to have died in a plane crash in Taiwan on Aug 18, 1945.

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