PM Modi  Visits Andaman And Nicobar Island, Pays Homage To 2004 Tsunami Victims

| December 30 , 2018 , 13:05 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi scheduled a public program in Andaman and Nicobar islands. He arrived in Port Blair on the evening of December 29.

The Prime Minister started the day with a visit to Tsunami Memorial at Car Nicobar. The memorial was built in memory of the victims of the 2004 tsunami.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays homage to those who lost their lives in 2004 tsunami, at Tsunami Memorial in Car Nicobar.

He will also inaugurate an industrial training institute at Arong and lay the foundation stone for some infrastructure projects. Says Media reports.

PM Modi is also going to release a commemorative postal stamp in memory of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose to mark the 75th anniversary of the hoisting of Tricolour on Indian soil by Netaji.

The PM will, later in the day, lay a wreath at the Martyrs Column at Port Blair. He is also scheduled to visit the Cellular Jail in the city and hoist the high mast flag at South Point, Port Blair.

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He will pay floral tributes at Statue of Netaji at Marina Park, Port Blair. He will also release the Innovation and Start-Up Policy for Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Three Islands are also likely to be renamed in Andaman and Nicobar- Ross Island as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, Neil Island as Shaheed Dweep and Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep.

He will also inaugurate a 7 MW solar power plant and a solar village today.