Hello Readers! Welcome back to Humor Nation. Many freedom fighters fought for our nation and one of them was Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose himself. He was born on 23rd of January 1897 in Orissa, Bengal and he was the ninth member in his family amongst 14 members. He also served as a CEO of Calcutta Municipal Corporation and was elected as the mayor of Calcutta in the year 1930 and also wrote a book titled “The Indian Struggle” which got published in the year 1935. Due to some tragedy he was declared dead in the year 1945, but his death remains a mystery till now.
So let’s see some interesting facts about Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
1. Took help from enemy’s enemy
Netaji knew that enemy’s enemy is a friend, so in order to fight with the British he took assistance from Germany and Japan. With Japan’s help he formed the Azad Hind Fauj and fought against the forces of British Government.
2. Went against Governor General
There was a custom to carry umbrella while meeting the Governor General and Netaji refused to do so after he passed his Civil Services Examination. When the Governor objected this Netaji put the umbrella around his neck and warned him about his behavior.
3. Escape to Germany
In the year 1941 Netaji eloped from his house while he was on house arrest and then first he went to Kolkata and then Peshawar and from there to Kabul and finally from there he went Germany to get help for Independence from Adolf Hitler.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had 13 siblings and his wife was an Australian lady named Emille Shinken. His daughter’s name was Anita Bose and was an economist in Germany and later while he boarded submarine, he left his daughter and wife in Germany in the year 1943.
5. Indian National Army
He is known as the “Father of Indian National Army” as he started it and it was lead by the Azad Hind Fauj, which was the only force which fought against the British army.