Nagaland. During his three-day visit to Nagaland beginning October 7, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu will land at the Naga historical village, Ruzazho.
It is believed that freedom fighter and leader of Indian National Army (INA), Subhash Chandra Bose had camped in this village for about two months in 1944.
According to reports the state capital Kohima, on October 8, the Vice President will leave for Ruzazho village by chopper. He will also interact with the local people there.
The village is said to have been liberated from British control in 1944 by the Azad Hind Fauj (also called the Indian National Army).
Former Governor R.N. Ravi, who has moved to Chennai as Tamil Nadu Governor, also visited the village last month and met one of the associates of Netaji.
Naidu will also visit Pfuchama village for a programme to be organized by the Rural Development Department on October 7. The Vice President will meet Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, along with the Council of Ministers.
On October 8, the VP will also interact with students of HSLC and HSSLC toppers and Arts and Music awardees.
He will also interact with Vice Chancellor Nagaland University, officials of NIT, ICAR, etc. Later in the evening a culture programme will also be organized for the visiting dignitary.
The Vice President is also expected to visit the historic Kohima War Cemetery on October 9, Saturday. He has been in the north east of India for the last few days.