India, Jan. 26 -- West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday dedicated the Republic Day parade in Kolkata to freedom movement icon Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. Wishing the citizens a very happy Republic Day, Banerjee tweeted everyone must strive to "protect, preserve and follow all the ideals of the Constitution."

"Justice, Liberty, Equality, Fraternity. We must forever strive to protect, preserve and follow all the ideals of the Constitution. Warm greetings to every Indian on Republic Day! Today's parade in Kolkata has been dedicated to Deshnayak Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose," the West Bengal chief minister tweeted on Tuesday on the 72nd Republic Day, the first of the new decade.

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