CLASS ROLL NO- 14/mE/11
WBUT ROLL NO- 14800714046
WBUT REG NO- 141480110361
Before starting I would like to take this
opportunity to express my sincere thanks
to respected “ sir” for giving me this
Table of Contents
News of death
Legends of Bose’s survival
Still a mystery
Born in a Bengali Hindu, kayastha family on 23 January
1897 in Cuttack, odisha, (bengal presidency), to janakinath
bose, an advocate and prabhavati devi.
His parents' ancestral house was at kodalia village
(near south 24 parganas, west bengal) .
Studied at stewart school, cuttack, an anglo school, until
the seventh standard and then shifted to ravenshaw
After securing the second position in the matriculation
examination of calcutta province in 1911, he got admitted
to the presidency college.
Later joined scottish church college under university of
calcutta and passed b.A. In 1918 in philosophy.
Indian National Congress
In 1927, after being released from prison,
Bose became general secretary of the
Congress party and worked with Jawaharlal
Nehru for independence.
Again Bose was arrested and jailed for civil
This time he emerged to become Mayor
of Calcutta in 1930.
Bose appeared at the 1939 Congress
meeting on a stretcher.
He was elected president again over
Gandhi's preferred candidate Pattabhi
LAST MONTHS WITH THE INDIAN
LAST DAYS AND JOURNEYS
DEATH IN PLANE CRASH
Last Months With The Indian National
During the last week of April 1945, Subhas
Chandra Bose along with his senior Indian
National Army (INA) officers left Rangoon by
road for Moulmein in Burma
Last Days and Journeys
Bose left Singapore on 16 August, 1945 and
came to Saigon.
On 17 August airport, a Mitsubishi Ki-21
heavy bomber, of the type code name Sally
by the Allies, was waiting for Bose.
On 18 Aug the group flew out to Taihoku,
Death in Plane Crash
• Just as the bomber was leaving the
standard path taken by aircraft during
take-off, the passengers inside heard a
loud sound, similar to an engine backfiring.
• It was portside engine and the propeller
• The plane swung wildly to the right and
plummeted, crashing , breaking into two
and exploding into flames.
LEGENDS OF BOSE’S SURVIVAL
IMMEDIATE POST-WAR LEGENDS
PERSPECTIVE ON DURABILITY OF
FIGGESS REPORT, 1946
The crash near TAIHOKU airport on
18 August 1945 of a plane on which
Subhas Chandra Bose was a
Bose died in the nearby hospital on
the same day
Bose’s cremation was in Taihoku &
Transfer of Bose’s ashs to Taihoku
SHAH NAWAZ COMMITTEE
Shah Nawaz khan, S. N. Maitra, Suresh
Chandra Bose were in this committee
67 witnesses were interviewed in India,
Thailand & Vietnam
Suresh Chandra Bose was not agree with the
Decission taken as Bose died in the plane
crash in Taihoku on 18 August 1945
KHOSLA COMMISSION 1970
It was a one man commission , G. D.
Khosla. He was a chief justice of Punjab
He suggests the motives of many of the
story-purveyors are less than altruistic.
Supreme court judge M. K. Mukherjee was
appointed in this commission.
Netaji didn’t die in plane crash
The ashes kept at the Renkoji temple,
reported to be Bose’s, were of Ichiro Okura
The report of this commission was tabled in
the Indian Parliament on May 17,2005, the
govt. rejected the report
RESPONSE TO RTI REQUESTS
In response to RTI filed by Subhash Agarwal,
prime minister office declined to declassify
files related to disappearance of NETAJI
Did Nehru know Bose was alive?
Nehru was informed by Bose in 1950 that he
was living captivity in Russia
The Cover up
• Government of India didn’t agree with the
findings of Justice Mukherjee.
• Sinha made the sensational disclosure that
the earlier photographs shown in the public
featuring the crash site could be fake
Probe not given secret files
In 1956, the Shah Nawaz committee
refused to consider the document ”Allied
secret report No. 10/Misc/INA. The
document says “Gandhi…..believe that Bose
was alive in hiding,…..”
Documents are kept secret.
MYSTERIOUS EVENTS AFTER
A top secret cipher telegram no 3338 dated
October 20, 1945 from British govt. reveals
that they were not convinced about
Netaji’s death in the plane crash.
How Habibur Rahman didn’t have any burn injuries?
Habibur Rahman was the eyewitness of the
incident . Bose dies of severe injuries on his
face and Habibur himself had helped Bose in
his last moments. But he had no sign of