It is very interesting to note that the heroic life and times of Bose are intricately linked with Mahatma Gandhi and Swami Vivekananda, both of whom inspired him to become a 'patriot of patriots'. Readers and history-lovers are aware of differences Bose had with the Mahatma, at political and deeper intellectual levels. Yet he remained a true nationalist born of the Indian National Congress, committed to a united India. His undying love for the Motherland was unconditional
Apurba Chandra Ghosh said before the Mukherjee Commission that an incident took place when Netaji was staying at Manikgunj Kutcharibari during the Dacca conference of the Forward Bloc in 1939. Ghosh offered him combs as Netaji came out of the bathroom. Netaji smiled and said that he should have brought the combs on a plate. When Ghosh told the saint that he hailed from Manikgunj, the saint narrated this incident. Ghosh was stunned. He had never shared this personal experience with anybody. How did the saint know about it?
The participants were also felicitated with the book “An Indian Pilgrim – an unfinished autobiography of Subhash Chandra Bose”.
Amit Shah was on a two-day tour of West Bengal to examine his party's campaign for the upcoming state assembly elections.
A section of BJP and RSS is not happy with how things unfolded at the event dedicated to Netaji - one of the biggest Bengali icons and a staunch secularist.
Mamata Banerjee stepped down without delivering her speech during the 125th birth anniversary celebrations of Subhash Chandra Bose in Kolkata on Saturday.
Mamata Banerjee had stepped down without a speech at the birth anniversary celebrations of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in Kolkata on Saturday.
Mamata Banerjee, though, did not leave the event and continued to be a part of programme where PM Modi commemorated Netaji on his 124th birth anniversary.
PM Modi paid his homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. He was given a tour of Netaji Bhawan by Netaji's grandnephew Sugata Bose.