Subject: Modern India, personalities in news
Subhash Chandra Bose
√Netaji’s birth anniversary to be celebrated as ‘Parakram Divas’
√The Union Culture Ministry has announced that January 23, birth anniversary of Subhash Chandra Bose, would be celebrated as “Parakram Divas”, day of courage, every year.
√2021 will be 125th birth anniversary of Subhas Chandra Bose.
√Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose had announced the establishment of the provisional government of Azad Hind in occupied Singapore
√ He had launched a struggle to free India from British rule under the banner of the provisional government-in exile during the latter part of the Second World War.
√ Under his provisional government, the Indians living abroad had been united.
√Under the provisional government, Bose was the head of the state, the prime minister and the minister for war and foreign affairs.
√ Subhash Chandra Bose was twice elected President of the Indian National Congress, (1938-Haripura and 1939-Tripuri).
√He resigned from the Congress Presidentship in 1939 and organised the All India Forward Bloc a faction within the Congress in Bengal.
?focus area for prelims 2021:
√Indian National Army
√INC sessions: Haripura and Tripura
√ Formation of Azad Hind Government.