NEW DELHI: Amid major pressure on Prime Minister Narendra Modi to declassify all the files related to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, the grand nephew of Netaji spoke exclusively to NewsX and informed that his family members would be meeting PM Modi on May 17.
On speaking about their upcoming meeting with Modi and the declassification of files, Surya Bose said, “Netaji’s family would demand declassification of all files at the Centre and all 64 files with West Bengal government and not selective disclosure.” (Also Read: IB reports made public; expose Jawaharlal Nehru of spying on Subhash Chandra Bose’s family for 20 years)
Bose further added that the family will file an RTI with British government demanding disclosure of files with British government.
“We have heard that Ukraine is ready to declassify files, we would now request the government of India to formally request Russia for declassification of all Netaji files with the KGB archives.”
Netaji’s family is further seeking help from Germany and Japan to help uncover the truth and press upon the government to initiate the process. (Also Read: Netaji Bose’s family holds rally in Kolkata, PM Modi to consider declassifying Netaji files)
Speaking about spying on Netaji’s family for more than 20 years by former Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru, Bose added, “Great injustice has been done to Netaji by successive Congress governments and PM Narendra Modi we are confident will help in bringing about transparency.”
Regarding the action from the state government, Bose added, “Its action time for Mamata Banerjee now, mere sentiment is not enough, she must declassify the files.”