Andaman & Nicobar: On the occasion of Parakram Diwas, Prime Minister Modi inaugurated a memorial model dedicated to him in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. During this, he named 21 largest islands after Param Vir Chakra winners. After which Bollywood celebs have thanked the PM.
B-Town expressed happiness after 21 islands were named after Param Vir Chakra winners on Monday. From Bollywood actor Siddharth Malhotra to Ajay Devgn expressed their gratitude to the Prime Minister for this step.
The Thank God star thanked PM Modi by sharing the tweet on his official Instagram handle. Siddharth wrote- ‘An island in Andaman and Nicobar has been named after our hero Captain Vikram Banna. This good news gave me goosebumps.
The very news that an island in Andaman & Nicobar is named after our hero Capt. Vikram Batra leaves me with goosebumps!
My heart swells with pride that I was fortunate to live his role on screen. This step taken by PM @narendramodi ensures that Shershaah lives on forever.
— Sidharth Malhotra (@SidMalhotra) January 23, 2023
Sunil Shetty, who recently became father-in-law after daughter Athiya’s marriage, also expressed happiness over PM Modi’s decision. He wrote- Thank you Honorable Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji for naming 21 islands of Andaman and Nicobar after the 21 Param Vir Chakra awardees and true heroes of our nation on the 126th birth anniversary of the great Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. So proud! Along with this, he used the hashtags Jai Hind and Parakram Divas.
Thank you Hon. PM @narendramodi ji for renaming 21 islands of #AndamanNicobar in the names of the 21 #ParamVirChakra awardees, the true heroes of our Nation, on the 126th Birth Anniversary of the great #NetajiSubhasChandraBose, So proud! #JaiHind #ParakramDivas
— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) January 23, 2023
On the other hand, Golmal fame actor Ajay Devgan also expressed his happiness by tweeting, ‘This decision to name the island after Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey assures that the sacrifices made by these great people for the country are ours. Will inspire the coming generation to move forward. Thank you PM Modi ji.
The decision to name an island after Capt. Manoj Kumar Pandey (Param Vir Chakra) is assuring that the example of supreme sacrifice for the motherland he left with us will continue to inspire generations to come. Thank you PM @narendramodi Ji. #IndiaHonorsParamveers
— Ajay Devgn (@ajaydevgn) January 23, 2023
Popularly known as ‘Khiladi’, Akshay Kumar also thanked PM Modi for this decision. He tweeted and wrote- ‘This is a remarkable way of honoring the Param Vir Chakra winners. Hundreds of salutes to his bravery and sacrifice.
What a remarkable way to honor Param Vir Chakra winners. Saluting their bravery and sacrifices. #IndiaHonorsParamveers, https://t.co/hiZedubatZ
— Akshay Kumar (@akshaykumar) January 23, 2023
Let us inform that PM Modi had announced in the year 2021 that every year the birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose would be celebrated as Parakram Divas.
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