As a tribute to Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release digital copies of 100 classified files related to his life in the presence of his family members. Modi will first attend a function at the Parliament to be held in the memory of the former freedom fighter, who is believed to have died in a plane crash. However, this theory has been challenges by many.
Once this event is over, Modi will release the classified files related to the life of Subash Chandra Bose, whose family members would also be present during the event. There is lot of excitement across the country to know what these declassified files related to the life of Subash Chandra Bose contain.
Subash Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa which was then part of united Bengal. He was the son of advocate Janakinath Bose, and studied at Protestant European School like his siblings. Later the shifted to Ravenshaw Collegiate School, and thereafter secured admission into Calcautta’s Presidency College.
His love for the nation, and opposition to the British came to the fore when Subash Chandra Bose assaulted an English professor for speaking against India. He later joined Scottish Church College and completed his BA in 1918. Subash Chandra Bose later left for Britain to appear for civil services exam. Bose appeared for the ICS exam and he secured fourth position but being a nationalist he refused to work for an alien government. Subash Chandra Bose resigned from ICS In 1921.
Thereafter he worked with Congress for a long period and in 1927 Subash Chandra Bose was appointed the general secretary of the party. In 1930, he emerged as the Mayor of Calcutta, and during this period he also visited Europe where Bose met Benito Mussolini. In 1938, Subash Chandra Bose was appointed as the President of the Congress.
In 1941 Bose escaped from his house in Calcutta to Pesawar and from there to Afghanistan, and thereafter to Germany where he worked with the Germans against the English government. Subsequently Subash Chandra Bose left for Japan in 1943 realizing that Nazi Germany was not interested in helping the Indian cause. In Japan, Subash Chandra Bose resurrected the idea of Indian National Army or the Azad Hind Fauj which was earlier disbanded under Mohand Singh. The exploits, and sacrifices made by INA under him are quite well known.