23 Facts About Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose


23 Facts About Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

Freedom Fighters, many of us have forgotten them. If a nation forgets its traditions, past and the great leaders who fought for the country, then society should rethink on where we are heading to. We are providing a list of 23 facts about Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary on 23 January. Share these facts with your friends, family and children to let everyone know that India is a land of great leaders and to remind our leaders that they should never stop learning from these personalities.


  1. Carrying umbrella while meeting with Governor General in Kolkata was prohibited and Netaji Subhash refused to obey after being successful in (ICS) Indian Civil Services examination.
  2. Netaji left the profitable career of Indian Civil Services to join the freedom struggle.
  3. During the period of 1921-1941, Subhash Chandra Bose was imprisoned 11 times in different jails in India.
  4. In 1941, he escaped from house arrest, Bose went to Gomo from Kolkata by a car and headed to Peshawar from there by train. From Peshawar, Pakistan, Netaji went to Kabul and then Germany to meet Adlof Hitler.
  5. In the year 1943, when he was in Berlin, Netaji had established the Azad Hind Radio station and Free India Center.
  6. In the month of January 1943, Bose was invited by Japanese to lead the Indian nationalist movement in East Asia. Netaji accepted the offer and left Germany on February 8th and later led INA.
  7. Netaji travelled Germany to Japan via Madagascar in sub marines; such long travel was very hazardous.
  8. Netaji’s views were completely different from Mahatma Gandhi’s views for independence without violent struggle.
  9. At 1939 Congress meeting, Netaji Subhash appeared on a stretcher. Subhash was reelected as president over M. K. Gandhi’s suggested candidate Pattabhi Sitaramayya.
  10. Netaji’s death is still not proven by evidence. There are many evidences in favour of his existence in Russia and India.
  11. Subhash Chandra Bose’s approach to make the Britishers run was influenced with armed revolution but Gandhi supported nonviolence.
  12. Jalianwala Bagh massacre disturbed Subhash Chandra Bose and he decided to get involved in India’s freedom movements.
  13. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was the ninth child in his family.
  14. He Was an extra ordinary Student. Since childhood, he was highly patriotic
  15. Subhash Chandra Bose Ranked 4th in Indian Civil Services Examination
  16. Netaji was elected twice as the President of the Indian National Congress
  17. Netaji’s death is still a mystery; even the Government of India doesn’t disclose all the things about him.
  18. People say that Netaji Subhash has lived as Bhagwan ji till 1985
  19. During his college days, his English teacher ones made objectionable remarks about Indians. Subhash Chandra Bose protested, and was expelled.
  20. The differences between Gandhi and Netaji Subhash were high. The state was very intense that Netaji had to defeat a Presidential candidate Pattabhi Sitaramayya. Sitaramayya was nominated by M.K. Gandhi. Bose had won the election but he resigned from the Congress party.
  21. After leaving Congress, Netaji formed the Forward Bloc in 1939.
  22. Although it was believed that he died in a plane crash in Japan, Netaji Subhash’s body was never recovered.
  23. On 17th May, 2006, Justice Mukherjee Commission submitted a report that quoted “The ashes at Rankji temple are not Netaji’s, because he did not die in the plane crash “. However, the report was rejected by the Government of India. And still remains a mystery.

[Note: Prime Minister Narendra Modi released digital copies of 100 files related to‪ ‎Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose‬ on his 119th birth anniversary.]


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