New Delhi: In front of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s 125th birth commemoration festivities, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal said that the Howrah-Kalka Mail has been renamed as ‘Netaji Express’.
“Indian Railways is glad to declare the naming of 12311/12312 Howrah-Kalka Express as “Netaji Express” Netaji’s prakram had put India on the express course of opportunity and advancement,” the service of rail routes said.
Goyal tweeted: “Netaji’s ‘prakram’ (bravery) put India on the express course of opportunity and improvement. I’m excited to commend his introduction to the world commemoration with the presentation of ‘Netaji Express’.”
The request to rename the train was given on January 19, when the focal government had additionally chosen to observe Netaji’s introduction to the world commemoration on January 23 as ‘Parakram Diwas’ consistently.
“To respect and recall Netaji’s unyielding soul and caring support of the country, Government of India has chosen to praise his birthday on the 23rd day of January consistently as “PARAKRAM DIWAS” to motivate individuals of the country, particularly the adolescent, to act with backbone despite misfortune as Netaji did, and to inject in them a feeling of devoted intensity,” the association service of culture expressed.
Executive Narendra Modi is booked to visit West Bengal on January 23 on the event.