Berlin: An exhibition was inaugurated in Germany on Netaji’s birthday. Rare personal letters and artefacts related to Netaji were displayed in this exhibition. The exhibition was held in the compound of the Indian Embassy in Germany. It was inaugurated by Indian Ambassador Harish P and Netaji’s daughter Dr Anita Bose. In India too, on the occasion of Netaji’s birthday, a statue of him has been installed at India Gate. Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself has unveiled a hologram statue of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. His statue is placed at the India Gate where the statue of George V was earlier installed.
Statue of George V was installed instead
According to archival documents, in 1939 a grand marble statue of King George V near India Gate was unveiled by the then Viceroy as a memorial to the British monarch, during whose reign the country’s new capital ‘New Delhi’ was made. However, in the late 1960s the statues of it (King George V) and King Edward VII were removed and dumped at the site of the 1911 royal court in northwest Delhi, now known as Coronation Park. Is.
Netaji had sought help from Hitler to liberate India
Netaji had also sought cooperation from German dictator Adolf Hitler in the fight to liberate India. He himself went to Germany to meet Hitler. Netaji and Hitler had different ideologies, yet they sought Germany’s cooperation. During the Second World War, America, Britain, France, China were on one side in the Allies, while on the other side the Axis countries included Germany, Italy, Japan. This is the reason that Netaji had sought help from Hitler.
Hitler hated Indians
Hitler hated Indians. Hitler in his book Mein Kampf compared Indians to Jews and Africans. Hitler also said during that time that India is better under the control of any other country that is under British rule. He had refused to meet Subhas Chandra Bose in 1933. Although agreed to meet in 1940.
[Attribution to NBT]