About the BookSubhas Chandra Bose, affectionately called as Netaji, was a paragon celebrity of the universe of 20th Century Chronicle. His role in India’s freedom struggle, as a revolutionary, has been note-worthy. He was a prominent figure of the World War Second too.
He was the President of B.P.C.C., Chief of A.I.Y.F., President of Indian National Congress (1938-39), a prominent figure of the first Indian Central European Society, the Indian Central European Chamber of Culture, Austrian Social Welfare Commission, the Indo-Irish League, the Yugantar Party of Revolutionaries, the Oriental Institute, Prague, the Indo-Czechoslovakian Society, Head of the Provisional Government of Free India and the Chief of the Indian National Army, etc.
He did not see eye to eye with Mahatama Gandhi’s approach to India’s freedom and other problems but he worked under his unique leadership from 1920 to 1939.
In these Volumes which cover mainly the period from 1936-1946 a considerable light has been thrown on all facets of Bose’s life, analysed his speeches, statements, talks, messages, writings, and circulars and also important correspondence with Mahatma Gandhi, Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru, Vithalbhai Patel, Dr. Rudalf Darnel, C. B. Gupta, several high British officials, Mrs. Woods, Faltis, A.C. Dutta, Nambiar, Prague, Tojo, Lesny, Craik and a number of other national and international personalities. Some other important documents pertaining to him also have been included in the appendices of the Volumes. These documents cover the period from 1928 to 1935.
The Volumes throw light on his role in several important events of the time, including the World War Second, and his contribution for the freedom of India and other countries. They also bring out his spirit of selfless service and sacrifice, patriotism, courage of conviction, hard working temperament and many other sterling qualities.
The Volumes constitute an important primary source material for the History of Freedom Movement in India and several other countries.
About the Author/sDr. Ravindra Kumar, Director, Kaka-saheb Gadgil Society and a member of International Commission for the Prevention of Alcoholism, (A body of U.N.O.) is an eminent Political Scien¬tist and Historian.
He has been associated with the Re¬search Centre of Sardar Patel National Memorial, Ahmedabad, Sardar Patel Society, New Delhi and the Political Science Department of S.D.P.G. Col¬lege, Muzaffar Nagar, holding high positions. He has brought out twenty four authoritative works on Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Sardar Patel, Subhash Babu and Maulana Azad. He has rendered a great national service by presenting several thought provoking works on the Problem of Communalism, Terrorism and the Peasantry of India and also on the Religion and World Peace.