Subhash Chandra Bose was one of the most famous freedom fighters of India. He had established the Indian National Army for our independence. Bose was also positioned as leader in congress but he left this position in 1939 because of difference of ideology between Mahatma Gandhi and congress high command. Bose strongly opposed the congress decision to support the British during the Second World War. With the aim to initiate mass movement, Bose called out to Indians with his famous word Give me blood and I will give you freedom. Youth of India was inspired by his magnetic personality thus Bose became Netaji. He tied up with force in Germany and Japan during the World War II, to defeat the British in India. But it was not happen as Germany and Japan lost the world war.

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born on 23 January, 1897 in Cuttack in family of Janakinath Bose and Prabhavati Devi. Janakinath Bose was successful lawyer in Cuttack and received the title of Rai Bahadur. Subhash Chandra Bose was a brilliant student from early childhood. He passed his B.A. in Philosophy from the Presidency College in Calcutta. He was deeply influenced by Swami Vivekananda teachings. Jankinath wanted Netaji to become a civil servant and therefore, sent him to England to appear for the Indian Civil Service Examination. Bose was placed fourth with highest marks in English. But he wanted to participate in the freedom movement so he resigned from the Indian Civil Service and came back to India. In December 1921, Bose was arrested and imprisoned for organizing a boycott of the celebrations for visit of Prince of Wales in India.

Subhash Chandra Bose worked under the leadership of Chittaranjan Das in his early stage of freedom movement. He was dynamic member of the Congress in Calcutta. Bose had started newspaper Swaraj and took charge of publicity for Bengal congress committee and also worked as editor of newspaper Forward. He also elected as president of India youth congress and worked as the CEO of Calcutta Municipal Corporation. Subhash Chandra Bose played an important role in enlightening the students, youths and laborers of Calcutta. In his eager wait to see India as an independent and republic nation, he emerged as firebrand youth icon. He was accepted in congress for his great capability in organization development. Lot of time he sent to prison for nationalist activities during this time. Netaji was in favor for complete self-rule nation without any compromise. The differences between Mahatma Gandhi and aggressive Subhash Chandra Bose were at pick sometimes so Bose decided to resign from the party in 1939. He always thought of freedom and various possibility for it, so always in touch global leaders and political thinker even though British rule did not liked this.


In January, 1941, Netaji made a planned escape and reached Berlin, Germany. Germans assured him their full support in freedom of India and he also took commitment of Japan for the same. He had command over 40,000 soldiers recruited from various Asian regions. He called his army the Indian National Army, it also had women soldiers unit. INA had captured the Andaman and Nicobar islands from the British and renamed it as Shaheed and Swaraj Islands. A provisional Azad Hind Government started functioning in the captured territories. Azad Hind Fauj moved for India and crossed Burma Border and reach on Indian soil on March 18, 1944. On 6 July 1944, in a speech broadcast by the Azad Hind Radio from Singapore, Bose addressed Mahatma Gandhi as the Father of the Nation and asked for his blessings for the war for freedom of India. This was the first time that Gandhi was referred to by this title. Unfortunately, World War twisted since US take participation in world war and the Japanese and German forces had to surrender which forced Netaji to call off further planning.

There are lots of stories and myth behind the death of Netaji, as per report it is said that death of Netaji occurred from third-degree burns on 18 August 1945 after his overloaded Japanese plane crashed in Taiwan. His sudden disappearance led to evolving of many theories, concerning the possibilities of his existence till date.