Subhas Chandra Bose was a revolutionary, who inspired millions of people with his ideas and teaching. Every Year on January 23, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti is celebrated to honour his sacrifices.
Who was Subhas Chandra Bose?
Subhas Chandra Bose who is popularly known as Netaji was born on January 23, 1897, in Cuttack and was the follower of Swami Vivekananda. His famous quote “Give me blood and I will give you freedom” motivated thousands of young Indian to take part in the struggle for Independence and fight against the British”. Even today people remember his contribution to India’s freedom movement.
Widely popular as “NETAJI”, Subhas Chandra Bose was the face of Indian freedom struggle. He was the voice of many young Indians during the freedom struggle. He is also remembered for including females in his Indian National Army. He was a great orator & leader of the downtrodden. He took part in the freedom struggle as a follower of Gandhiji but took arms into his hands during World War II. Netaji was loved and respected by his fellow countrymen for his courage & leadership. The death of Subhas Chandra Bose was a mysterious one but some reports suggest that he was killed in an air crash on August 18, 1945.
When we celebrate Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti ?
Every Year on January 23, Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti is celebrated to honour his sacrifices.
Role of Subhas Chandra Bose in Indian Freedom Struggle
Subhas Chandra Bose the father of Indian National army gave us the power to fight against injustice. His famous slogan like Jai Hind, Delhi Chalo has the power even today to encourage people to stand against injustice and fight for their rights. He was known for his militant approach to Independence and socialist policy and started the Forward Block with an aim to bring a radical element of congress party and spread the meaning of complete independence.
In the late 1920s, Bose led the young radical wing of the Indian National Congress and later became the president of that party in 1938. Subhas Chandra Bose got the title “Netaji” by German and Indian officials at the special bureau of India in Berlin, when he led the Indian National Force or The Azad Hind Fauj to free India from the British Raj.
How Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti celebrated?
Subhas Chandra Bose birthday or Subhas Chandra Jayanti is celebrated all across India. People honour him by garlanding his statue, hoisting national flags and organizing cultural programs. States like West Bengal, Assam, Jharkhand and Tripura have declared January 23 as a public holiday to honour Subhas Chandra Bose.
Every year schools, colleges and universities host cultural programs on his birthday with great pride. Programmes like poster making, speech telling, debate competition, patriotic songs reciting, poem reciting and quiz competition takes place to revive the memory Subhas Chandra Bose.
There are certain places in India like Netaji Museum in Giddapahar, Netaji Bhawan in Kolkata, INA Museum in Morang and Swatantra Sainani Museum in Delhi which gives us an insight of history and stories of Netaji’s life. Every year on his birthday people visit these places to honour Subhas Chandra Bose and pay homage for his sacrifices.
Famous Quotes by Subhas Chandra Bose
Subhas Chandra Bose, India’s greatest freedom fighter will be remembered for India’s freedom movement so on his 125th birth anniversary let us remember and honour him through some of his greatest sayings.
- It is blood alone that can pay the price of freedom. Give me blood and I will give you freedom.
- It is our duty to pay for our liberty with our own blood.
- No real change in history can be achieved by discussion.
- Freedom is not given, it is taken.
- One individual may die for an idea, but that idea will after his death, incarnates itself in a thousand lives.
- The secret of political bargaining is to look more strong than what you really are.
- Never lose your faith in the destiny of India. There is no power on earth which can keep India in Bondage. India will be free, and that too, soon.
Ideologies of Subhas Chandra Bose
Subhas Chandra Bose was a strong supporter of Swaraj. For the independence of India, he joined the Congress party and became the party president. He launched the All India anti-British campaign in 1939 to fight against the British Raj. He dreamt of free India and believed that freedom is not given it is taken.
Subhas Chandra Bose Jayanti Wishes
Subhas Chandra Bose was the greatest patriots who grace the country and is loved by everyone. India would have not achieved freedom without the sacrifices of freedom fighters and revolutionaries like Subhas Chandra Bose.