India would not have been partitioned if Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was alive, claims NSA Ajit Doval.
Chandra Kumar Bose, former West Bengal BJP Vice-President and Netaji's grandnephew, praises CM Mamata Banerjee in an exclusive interview with The Statesman.
The CD titled Charan Sparshe (with the blessings) contains eight songs composed by her. The music has been given by Pandit Ajay Chakraborty, who also sang a song.
Once an ancestral residence of Bose built in 1909 by Janakinath Bose, the Bhawan is today a memorial dedicated to Subhash Chandra Bose.
Thakur stressed that it is the responsibility of the youth to fight against those trying to "murder democracy."
It is difficult to find an equal of Subhas Bose in the entire history of the Indian freedom struggle against the British. He was born to an affluent family, had great academic excellence and oratorical power fit for a great statesman. Yet he was always different and aloof from other Congress leaders including Gandhi and Nehru. He was the only Indian nationalist to confront the British on the battlefield
With the bombing of Pearl Harbour on 7 December 1941, a new chapter began. Both the Boses, in different continents, were now striving to utilise the war to strengthen the cause of Indian Independence. Between December 1941 and March to June 1942, Rash Behari established contact with military and civil high commands in Japan to impress upon them the necessity to help India in her struggle for freedom
The fact that Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Rishi Aurobindo, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and Bidhan Chandra Roy were among the prominent national figures who were arrested and kept here adds to the significance of the place. The museum tells moving stories of the Indian freedom fighters.