‘Great Freedom Fighter Subhas Chandra Bose’: Leaders Pay Heartfelt Tribute | Latest India News
Several political leaders on Thursday paid tribute to Indian revolutionary and freedom fighter Netaji Subash Chandra Bose on his 77th death anniversary. “On the anniversary of his death, we pay tribute to one of India’s greatest freedom fighters, Subas Chandra Bose,” reads the Congress party’s official Twitter account. “Known as Netaji, his patriotism inspired generations after him and earned him a tireless reputation around the world,” the opposition party tweeted.
Samajwadi party also tweeted on this occasion and remembered Subhash Chandra Bose on his death anniversary.
Sharing a photo of the Bose statue at India Gate, Jharkhand’s opposition leader Babulal Marandi remembered Azad founder Hind Fauj and called him a “great patriot”.
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BJP National Spokesperson Prem Shukla tweeted, “Tribute to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose ji, the founder of Azad Hind Fauj, a great patriot and who raised the spirit for India’s freedom by donating the slogan of ‘Jai Hind.’ BJP State General Secretary, Andhra Pradesh, Vishnu Vardhan Reddy tweeted about his ‘relentless efforts and struggle for freedom and unity.’ “In remembrance of Neta ji, Subash Chandra Bose, a great freedom fighter and founder of ‘Azad Hind Fauj’ on his death anniversary, continues his tweet.
Remembering Bose’s invaluable contribution to the freedom movement, BJP Narendra Kumar, MP Jhunjhunu tweeted “tributes to netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the great revolutionary, the only warrior of the freedom struggle, the founder of the Azad Hind Fauj, on the occasion of his death anniversary”.
Bose, born in January 1897 in Cuttack, Bose was one of the most influential figures in the independence movement. He proved himself by becoming an Indian Civil Service (ICS) officer. He launched the famous slogan “Give me blood and I will give you freedom” to encourage Indians to participate in the liberation movement. Credited for forming Azad Hind Fauj (Indian National Army) and known for his great leadership skills, Bose had huge public support to his name and was popularly referred to as Netaji.
Although there was much speculation about his death, official accounts maintained that Netaji died in a plane crash on August 18, 1945.