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Tribute to Netaji, PM renames 3 Andaman islands

Dec 30, 2018 20:23 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has renamed three iconic islands of Andaman and Nicobar to mark the 75th anniversary of Netaji's declaration of the Azad Hind government in Port Blair. The Ross Island has been renamed as Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Dweep, the Neil Island will now be known as Shaheed Dweep and the Havelock Island which is a popular travel destination will be called Swaraj Dweep. PM also released a commemorative stamp and ₹75 coin at the event.

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