Undoubtedly, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose is the greatest among the names that will be forever written in the golden letters in the history of India.
Parakram Diwas is celebrated on January 23 to commemorate the birth anniversary of freedom fighter Subhas Chandra Bose. He was born in Odisha’s Cuttack district and spent his childhood in privilege large and rich Bengali family during British Raj.
He completed his education from an Anglocentric institution and did higher education from Ravenshaw University, formerly known as Ravenshaw college.
To prepare for the Indian Civil Service examinations his parents Prabhavati Dutt Bose and Janakinath Bose, allowed him to go England after completing higher education. His father was a successful lawyer, and his mother was a social activist and politician.
Bose surprisingly succeeded with distinction in his first attempt but did not proceed with second round of examination and returned India to campaign against British Raj.
Later he joined Indian national congress in 1921, Mahatma Gandhi was leading nationalist movement that time against British rule. Then in 1938 Bose became president of Congress.
However, within a year difference in ideas started between Bose and Mahatma Gandhi. According to historians, Bose who wanted freedom from Britishers in violent way on the other hand Gandhi asked him to use the non-violent path.
Thus, this resulted the resignation of Bose from president post.
In 1941, he went to Germany and sought the sympathy from Nazi party and their support to fight against Britishers.
Bose was also successful to establish the Free India Radio, with the help of radio he used to connect people and try to motivate them in freedom movement. From this he earned followers who called him ‘Netaji’.
Subhash Chandra Bose mysterious death
Till today the death of Bose is still a mystery. In 1945 Taiwan, in airplane crash Bose passed away. There are uncounted theories debates, movies, documentaries, discussion about the cause of his death but yet no confirmation about all this theories.
Netaji’s family didn’t accept the report of his death in a plane crash at Taihoku airport in Taiwan on August 18.
In 2021, the Indian government decided to celebrate the birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose at national and international level.
On Monday 23th January, PM Modi will attend the ceremony via video conferencing on the birth of Netaji. In ceremony he will name the 21 largest unnamed islands of Andaman and Nicobar Islands after Param Vir Chakra. According to the reports, Modi will also build a model of the National Memorial dedicated to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on the island named after him.