Under the aegis of the Public Awareness Association a function was organised at the Sri Ramanna Coaching Centre here on Saturday to pay homage to freedom fighter Subash Chandra Bose on his death anniversary. Floral tributes were paid by the students and teachers.

Freedom fighter L. Ari Gowder urged the people to treat their parents and the country as their eyes.

Former headmaster Ketti Nanjan said that a thriving nation was the dream of Subash Chandra Bose.

Writer J. Balakrishnan recalled the services rendered by Captain Lakshmi Sahgal.

President of the association G. Janardhanan said that the objectives of freedom are yet to be achieved.

Consequently different forms of terrorism are raising their ugly head.

Poet Sholur Ganesan said that the presence of Tamilians in the army of Subash Chandra Bose was significant.

Social activist Hari said that Mahatma Gandhi and Bose complemented each other in freeing India from British rule.

Administrator of the Coaching Centre Suresh said that nationalist views should be propagated.

Singing of patriotic songs marked the occasion.