10 Interesting Facts about Subhas Chandra Bose

10 Interesting Facts about Subhas Chandra Bose

One of the most celebrated freedom fighters of India; Subhas Chandra Bose was a charismatic influencer for the world. He was born on 23 January 1897 in Orissa, Bengal division. Subhas is known as one of the most esteemed freedom fighters of India who was the mastermind behind raising the Azad Hind Fauj.

He was a true legend in every essence and one of the most dedicated fighters who ever fought for incredible India. Subhas Chandra Bose made a lot of contributions to India’s freedom. His famous slogan, Tum mujhe khoon do, main tumhe aazdi dunga, brought patriotism in Indians during the fight for independence.

Even today, these words inspire and fill us with the same energy and enthusiasm. However, due to unexplained reasons, he is said to be died on 18 August 1945.

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We pay our tribute to such a great leader and on his death anniversary and presenting here, a list of 10 interesting and unknown facts about Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose:

  1. Subhas Chandra Bose was a brilliant student. He secured top ranks throughout his study in school and university. Subhas Chandra Bose did his graduation with Philosophy with first class in 1918.
  2. He was ranked 4th in the prestigious Indian Civil Services exam in 1919. Later, he resigned from this job.
  3. Subhas Chandra Bose was elected as President of All India National Congress for two times.
  4. He was married to an Austrian origin woman named Emilie Schenkl. They have also a daughter Anita Bose who is a renowned German economist.
  5. “Jai Hind”, one of the most popular slogans of India was coined by Bose and was also the one to select Rabindranath Tagore’s ‘Jana Gana Mana’ as his preferred national anthem.
  6. From 1921 to 1941, Subhas was imprisoned eleven times in different jails due to his stand for complete independence.
  7. He used to believe that Gandhi’s tactics of non-violence would be never enough to find independence and advocated violent resistance.
  8. Although Subhas Chandra Bose was opposed to Gandhi Ji’s philosophies, he still used to call him ‘Patriot of Patriots’. This honour was commendable as Bose was fully devoted to India’s Independence. There was no sacrifice that he did not make for his nation.
  9. He had established the Azad Hind Radio station in Germany and led the Indian nationalist movement in East Asia.
  10. Subhas Chandra’s death has been one of the biggest Indian mysteries. He is said to have died from a third-degree burn after his overloaded Japanese plane crashed around Taiwan. Although, his supporters had refuted the news immediately after, and the conspiracy theories have lived since.

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