"TUM MUJHE KHOON DO,MAIN TUMHE AAZADI DUNGA"Said by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Today on 23rd January we are celebrating his 126th birthday Anniversary as "Parakram Diwas "
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was born on 23rd January 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa to Prabhavati Dutt Bose and Janakinath Bose.His father was a successful lawyer in Cuttack and received the title of "Rai Bahadur".Netaji did his schooling from the Protestant European School (presently Stewart High School ) in Cuttack.He was influenced by the teaching of Swami Vivekananda and Ramakrishna after reading their works at the age of 16.He then was sent by his parents to the University of Cambridge in England to prepare for the Indian civil service .ln 1920 he passed civil service examination but in April 1921 , after hearing the National candidacy and he hurried back to India.
He joined the Non-cooperation movement which was started by Mahatma Gandhi who made Indian National Congress a powerful non-violent organization.During the movement he was advised by Mahatma Gandhi to work with Chittaranjan who became his political Guru.After that he became a youth educator and commandant of the Bengal Congress Volunteer.
He started the newspaper "Swaraj".ln 1938 he was elected as the president of the Indian National Congress and formed a National planning committee, which formulated a policy of broad industrialization.
Netaji was an Indian Nationalist whose patriotism towards India has left a mark in the heart of many Indian's.He is famously known as the founder of "Azad Hind Fauj"(India National Army).The Azad Hind Fauj comprised about 45,000 Soldiers who were Indian prisoners of war as well as Indians who were settled in various countries of South East Asia.
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was died on 18th August 1945 in a Hospital in Taiwan after suffering from burn injuries sustained in plane crash.
"One individual may die for an idea,but that idea will,after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives."