PM Modi to declassify 100 files on Netaji today

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the digital copies of 100 files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose today.

“Today is a special day for all Indians. Declassification of Netaji files starts today. Will go to National Archives myself for the same,” PM Modi tweeted.

PM Modi on October 14 last year had promised to declassify the files related to Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, when me met 35 members of his family at his residence.

The first lot of 33 files were declassified by the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and handed over to the NAI on 4 December, last year.

Subsequently, the Ministries of Home Affairs and External Affairs too initiated the process of declassification of files relating to Bose in their respective collection.

“The National Archives of India (NAI) is placing 100 files relating to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose in public domain after preliminary conservation treatment and digitization,” said an official release today.

The NAI will also release digital copies of 25 declassified files on Bose in the public domain every month.

News24 Bureau