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Government to release Rs 75 coin to mark 75th anniversary of Tricolour flag by Bose



Government to release Rs 75 commemorative coin to mark the 75th anniversary of Tricolour hoisting by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose: Details, Background Highlights

Union Ministry of Finance has decided to release Rs 75 commemorative coin on occasion of 75th anniversary of the hoisting of Tricolour for the first time by Netaji Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Cellular Jail, Port Blair on 30th December 1943.

Earlier on October 21, 2018, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had hoisted National Flag at Red Fort and unveiled plaque to commemorate 75th Anniversary of formation of Azad Hind Government, formed by Bose.

The Rs 75 commemorative coin will be of a 35-gram coin which will be composed of 50% silver, 40% copper, and 5% each of nickel and zinc.

The Rs 75 commemorative coin will bear the portrait of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose saluting the flag on the background of cellular jail. It will have numeral 75th along with inscription “anniversary” will be depicted below the portrait.

The Rs 75 commemorative coin will also have an inscription in both Devanagari script and English saying ‘First Flag Hoisting Day’.



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