KOLKATA: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while launching year-long events to commemorate the 125th birth anniversary of freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on Saturday said that every decision taken by Bose in his life to free the country of foreign dominance was aimed at making the country truly Atmanirbhar (Self reliant).

He claimed that Bose would be proud to see India today was only following his footsteps in giving back "a befitting reply to anyone who challenges its sovereignty."