134 files on Netaji being examined for declassification: Govt

As per available record, as on date Prime Minister's Office is in possession of 58 files.

By: PTI | New Delhi | Published: December 2, 2015 4:24 pm
netaji-new-759 There are approximately 90 classified files in the Ministry of External Affairs relating to Netaji.

The government has 134 classified files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose which are being examined for the purpose of declassification, Rajya Sabha was informed today.

In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Affairs Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said, “Government is examining all the files in its custody for the purpose of declassifying the same. As per available records on date, Ministry of Home Affairs is in possession of 12 files. Among these 12 files, three files are classified and nine files are unclassified,” the minister said.

He said as per available record, as on date Prime Minister’s Office is in possession of 58 files.

Among these 58 files, 41 files are classified and 17 files are unclassified, he said.

The minister said there are approximately 90 classified files in the Ministry of External Affairs relating to Netaji.

He said all classified records (total 990 files) with the Defence Ministry pertaining to Indian National Army were declassified and transferred to National Archives of India (NAI), Janpath, New Delhi in 1997.

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  1. Haradhan Mandal
    Dec 2, 2015 at 3:23 pm
    Selective leaking is WORSE than not making ALL the files available to the people of India . By selective leaking, they are feeding the slander mills, gossip mills and allowing their leaders and the Bhakta to make all kind of slanderous and libelous comments for political gains. At one time - our Govt/tall leaders claim that they are PATRIOTIC of the highest order - and at the same time they say that they are AFRAID of foreign countries/govt and they can not afford to make them angry.
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      Rajesh
      Dec 2, 2015 at 11:24 am
      Great news. We will soon find out first-hand how that womanizing alcoholic Nehru spied on the family of a patriot.
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        dr md
        Dec 2, 2015 at 3:53 pm
        If Netaji could lead the nation to independence, there might be no parion.
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          BharatK
          Dec 2, 2015 at 12:27 pm
          IE: Put real picture of Netaji Bose.
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            sadda
            Dec 2, 2015 at 8:40 pm
            IE editor must at least minimum attention. Actor picture for Netaji. Shameful arrogance.
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