Modi to meet Bose’s family in Germany

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New Delhi: Indian Prime minister Narendra Modi, who is in France for the first leg of his three nation tour will be meeting the Family members of Nataji Subhash Chandra Bose in Germany.

Surya Bose, 65, is the grandnephew of Netaji and a prominent German Businessman is among the notable members of the Indian Community who will meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Berlin at a reception organized by the Indian Embassy in Berlin’s Hotel Adlon.

Along with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Modi will inaugurate the Hannover Messe trade fair.

Bose is the President of Indo German Association in Hamburg the oldest cultural association of the country which was founded on September 11, 1942 in the presence of Subhash Chandra Bose.

“I would now like to ask Prime Minister Modi to speedily declassify the Netaji files. He has the position and the power to do something about (declassification). So many people are cooking up so many stories around the fate of Netaji. It is time they stopped.”

The meeting comes in the backdrop of the revelation that the first Indian Prime Minister had ordered the IB to conduct a snoop on the family of Subhash Chandra Bose for twenty years between 1948 and 1968 in Kolkata.

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