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Subhas Chandra Bose
Subhas Chandra Bose
21 October 1943 – 18 August 1945
|Preceded by||Office created|
|Succeeded by||Office abolished|
|President of the Indian National Congress|
|Preceded by||Jawaharlal Nehru|
|Succeeded by||Rajendra Prasad|
|Born||23 January 1897|
Cuttack, Bengal Presidency, British India (present-day Odisha, India)
|Died||18 August 1945 (aged 48)|
Taihoku, Japanese Taiwan (present-day Taipei, Taiwan)
|Children||Anita Bose Pfaff|
|Known for||Indian nationalism|
Subhas Chandra Bose was an Indian freedom fighter and one of the causes to Indian freedom. He was known as Netaji. He was the President of Indian National Congress (INC) from 1938 to 1939. He attempted to get rid of British rule in India during World War II with the help of Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan.
Netaji's attempt was successful. He was also recognised as the person who founded the Azad Hind Army or Indian National Army with the help of Japan in 1942.
He was born on 23 January 1897 in Cuttack and forged his death in a plane crash in Taiwan in 1945. Also many Indians believed that he didn't die that time. The Government of West Bengal submitted many false pieces of evidence that he was not alive after the plane crash.
- "Tojo turned over all his Indian POWs to Bose's command, and in October 1943 Bose announced the creation of a Provisional Government of Azad ('Free') India, of which he became head of state, prime minister, minister of war, and minister of foreign affairs. Some two million Indians were living in Southeast Asia when the Japanese seized control of that region, and these emigrees were the first 'citizens' of that government, founded under the 'protection' of Japan and headquartered on the 'liberated' Andaman Islands. Bose declared war on the United States and Great Britain the day after his government was established."
- Azad Hind was a provisional government formed to liberate India with Japanese support, and based initially in the Japanese occupied Andaman Islands and later in Japanese occupied Singapore during World War II.[a]