LIVE Netaji files: PM Modi declassifies 100 files on Subhash Chandra Bose
PM Modi, in his meeting with members of Subhash Chandra Bose family on October 14, last year, had announced that the government would declassify the files and make them accessible to public.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released digital copies of 100 declassified files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at the National Archives of India (NAI). Netaji's family members, who arrived in Delhi for the event, broke down after seeing the files. Today also marks the 119th birth anniversary of the freedom fighter.
The NAI now plans to release digital copies of 25 declassified files on Bose in the public domain every month.
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Modi, in his meeting with members of Bose family here on October 14, last year, had announced that the government would declassify the files relating to Bose and make them accessible to public.
The first lot of 33 files were declassified by the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and handed over to the NAI on December 4, last year.
Subsequently, the Ministries of Home Affairs and External Affairs too initiated the process of declassification of files relating to Bose in their respective collection which were then transferred over to the NAI.
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