#Subhash Chandra Bose

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
President Ram Nath Kovind unveiling a portrait of 'Netaji' Subhas Chandra Bose at Rashtrapati Bhavan. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@rashtrapatibhvn)

  • Portrait of 'Netaji' Subhas Chandra Bose was unveiled on his birth anniversary on Sunday
  • Several social media users claimed it was actor Prosenjit Chatterjee, who played him in a 2019 biopic
  • "Next," unveil a "portrait of Ben Kingsley from movie Gandhi," a user wrote

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose at Netaji Bhavan in Kolkata on Saturday. (Photo Credit: PTI)

  • PM Modi visited Kolkata to commemorate Subhas Chandra Bose's birth anniversary
  • It was celebrated as Parakram Diwas
  • 'For people with strong intentions like him (Netaji), nothing is impossible,' PM Modi said

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mamata Banerjee visited the Victoria Memorial to attend a cultural program that was arranged to pay tribute to Netaji on his 125th anniversary. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@ANI)

  • ''Jai Shree Ram' isn't a statement where one should react in allergic manner,' Chandra Kumar Bose said
  • Mamata Banerjee had refused to speak at Netaji's birth anniversary event
  • 'It doesn't suit you to insult someone after inviting them', she had said

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Mamata Banerjee and Narendra Modi visited the Victoria Memorial to attend a cultural program. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • People from the crowd started chanting 'Jai Shri Ram" as soon as Banerjee was called on to speak
  • 'It doesn't suit you to insult someone after inviting them,' sje said
  • She thanked the government for arranging a show in Kolkata, but didn't say any more than a 'Jai Hind'

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
PM Narendra Modi said rom now, Netaji's birth anniversary will be observed as 'Parakram Divas'. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ ANI)

  • 'Today, India is moving forward inspired by Netaji,' Narendra Modi said
  • 'We can become 'aatmanirbhar' with our willpower,' he added
  • Modi paid floral tributes at Netaji's statue at the National Library in Kolkata

.Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Subhash Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as Congress President in 1938
  • He believed in Stalin's Communism and Mussolini's fascism
  • In May 1939, Bose formed the All India Forward Bloc, a left-wing nationalist political party under the congress

.Kolkata, West Bengal, India
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee paid homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. (Photo credit: Facebook/@MamataBanerjeeOfficial)

  • Mamata Banerjee said a monument after Azad Hind Fauj will be built in Rajarhat area
  • This year's Republic Day parade in Kolkata will be dedicated to Netaji, the West Bengal CM said
  • A grand 'padayatra' will be held in Kolkata to commemorate Netaji's 125th birth anniversary

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Subhash Chandra Bose rallied hundred of people to take part in India's freedom movement. (Photo credit: Twitter/@sudarsansand)

  • As per reports, Subhash Chandra Bose was officially declared dead on August 18, 1945
  • A theory suggests he travelled to the USSR to support his Azad Hind Fauj unit there
  • The film 'Legend of Gumnami Baba' spoke about Bose becoming a sage in Uttar Pradesh

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
There are several conspiracy theories surrounding Bose's death. (Picture credits: Twitter/Abhinandan Kaul)

  • Bollywood actor Rajkumar Rao stars as Bose in 'Bose: Dead/Alive'
  • 'Subhas Chandra' is directed by Piyush Bose
  • Bose is often remembered for the slogan 'Tum mujhe khoon do, main tumhe azadi doonga'

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Subhash Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • Subhash Chandra Bose was committed to free his homeland of British rule
  • He also twice elected as the President of Indian National Congress during 1938-1939
  • Bose also mobilised Indians to actively participate in the freedom struggle