India is a country that always recognized the contributions of its freedom fighters, leaders, and martyrs. Their birthdays are celebrated as Jayanti, and their death anniversary as Punyatithi with great passion. Many leaders like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Mahatma Gandhi, Chadra Shekhar Azad, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's birthday or Netaji Jayanti is celebrated in the light of patriotism and a breeze of love for the country as Desh Prem Divas on 23rd January.

Desh Prem DiwasBose was one of the most prominent leaders of the Indian Independence Movement. He spread the feeling of national integration, sacrifice, and communal harmony among the masses.


In the course of the struggle for freedom, Netaji formed Azad Hind Fauz and led the Indian National Army. He advocated a revolutionary and violent way to protest as opposed to a non-violent approach by Mahatma Gandhi.

Following the differences with Mahatma Gandhi he separated from the Indian National Congress (INC) and founded his party on 3rd May 1939 in the name of “All India Forward Block.”

The party urged the government to announce the birth anniversary as “Desh Prem Divas” which is celebrated throughout the country with passion. The memories of martyrdom, sacrifices, and patriotism became afresh. All over India, many celebrations happen on this day.


Subhash Chandra Bose's birth anniversary is celebrated lavishly among the party members of Forward Bloc. All the district administration and the local civic body also observe Netaji Jayanti. Many N.G.O.s organizes Blood Donation Camps. Schools celebrate the occasion to instill dedication, sincerity, and fighting spirit in the students. The schools organize various activities such as exhibitions, quiz competitions, debates, extempore, sports, cultural programs, and annual prize distribution ceremonies.

Time to Celebrate

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary is celebrated as Desh Prem Diwas or Netaji Jayanti is celebrated every year on January 23. Netaji Jayanti is observed as a public holiday in the state of West Bengal.

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