Sankalp Smarak’ dedicated to the nation by CINCAN
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- A Sankalp Smarak was dedicated to the nation by Lt Gen Ajai Singh, Commander-in-Chief Andaman and Nicobar Command (CINCAN), exactly 78 years after Netaji’s arrival on 29 Dec 2021.
- It was on this day that the national tricolour flag was hoisted for the first time on Indian soil, at the Gymkhana Ground (present Netaji Stadium) in Port Blair by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose..
- He also announced Andaman and Nicobar as the first Indian Territory free from British rule.
- Subhash Chandra Bose, and renamed Andaman and Nicobar island as "Shaheed-dweep" (Martyr Island) and "Swaraj-dweep" (Self-rule Island).
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