New Delhi: Nation pays homage to freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 119th birth anniversary today. Several functions have been organised across the nation to mark the birth anniversary of one of the leading lights of the Indian freedom struggle.
Netaji birthplace museum in Cuttack will release a special booklet containing rare photographs and information about Azad Hind Fauj. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release digital copies of 100 files related to Netaji Bose following government’s decision to declassify files on the freedom fighter.
The files, digitised and given preliminary conservation treatment by the National Archives of India, will be released on the birth anniversary of Netaji. The Culture Ministry said the National Archives plans to release digital copies of 25 declassified files on Netaji every month. Netaji, one of the hero of the Indian freedom struggle, set up the INA during World War II to take on the British Indian Army.