Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Birthday – Desh Prem Divas 2024

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Birthday – Desh Prem Diwas 2024:-The birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in 2024 will be celebrated on the 23rd of January on Tuesday. it would be celebrated as the 126th birthday anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose.

Subhash Chandra Bose Facts:

Born: Born on the 23rd of January 1897 in the Cuttack, Orissa Division, Bengal Province, India

Died: Died on 18th of August in the year 1945

Nationality: Indian

Religion: Hinduism
Education: University of Calcutta

Famous for: Figure of the Indian independence movement


President of the Indian National Congress (in 1938)
General of Azad Hind army (from 1943 to 1945)
Political party: Indian National Congress and Forward Bloc


Mother: Prabhavati Devi

Father: Janakinath Bose

Spouse: Emilie Schenkl

Children: Anita Bose Pfaff

Subhash Chandra Bose’s Birthday

The people including government and non-government organizations celebrate Subhash Chandra Bose’s birth anniversary with great honor every year.

As he was one of the most well-known Indian leaders during the independence movement, he has become a great legendary figure in the history of India.

It has been demanded by Netaji’s followers to celebrate his birthday anniversary as a “Desh Prem Divas” to re-memorize his great sacrifice towards the country.

Biography of Subhash Chandra Bose

Subhash Chandra Bose was a great Indian nationalist famous by the title Netaji, born on the 23rd of January in the year 1897 in the Cuttack, Orissa Division of Bengal Province.

When he was just 48, he got died on the 18th of August in the year 1945. His mother’s name was Mrs. Prabhavati Devi and his father’s name was Mr. Janakinath Bose. His father was an advocate. He was the ninth child of his parents among fourteen siblings.

Between the 1920s and 1930s, he was a leader of the Indian National Congress and became the Congress President from 1938-1939.

Later he was expelled from the Congress in the year 1939 and sited under house arrest by the British. Then he went to Nazi Germany and Imperial Japan for getting assistance for the independence of India from British rule.

He became successful in organizing an Indian National Army with the support of the Japanese. He died because of a third-degree burn when he attempted to escape in a burdened plane of Japanese which got crashed in Taiwan.

Subhash Chandra Bose’s Early Life

Subhash Chandra Bose was admitted to the Protestant European School in January 1902. He was then admitted to the Ravenshaw Collegiate School and again to the Presidency College after getting the second position in the matric exam in the year 1913.

His nationalistic character came his way and he was expelled from the Presidency College. After that, he joined Scottish Church College (University of Calcutta) to complete his B.A. degree in philosophy in the year 1918.

In the year 1919, he went to England to Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge to appeared in the Civil Services Examination. He ranked 4th in the Civil Services Examination and got selected but he denied working for the British government.

He resigned to his civil service job and came to India where he started the Swaraj newspaper for the promotion of the Bengal Provincial Congress Committee. In 1937, he furtively married Emilie Schenkl (daughter of an Austrian veterinarian) in Austria.

Subhash Chandra Bose’s Political Career

As well as being selected as All India Youth Congress President, he also served as Bengal State Congress Secretary. He also became the Forward newspaper editor and worked as the CEO of the Municipal Corporation of Calcutta.

His first assignment after his release from prison was to serve as Congress’s general secretary in 1927. For the independence of India, he had worked with Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru. As a result of civil disobedience, he was once again arrested and jailed.

All India Forward Bloc

He had planned the Forward Bloc on the 22nd of June in the year 1939 to consolidate with the left political career. Muthuramalingam Thevar was his big political supporter who had arranged a huge rally during Subhash Chandra Bose’s visit to Madurai on the 6th of September.

From 1941 to 1943, he lived in Berlin. He led the Azad Hind Fauj through his eminent quotation “Give me blood, and I shall give you freedom!”.According to his speech broadcast by the Singapore Azad Hind Radio on the 6th of July in 1944, Mahatma Gandhi was the “Father of the Nation.”

His other famous quote was “Dilli Chalo” to encourage the INA armies.

The Indian Government and Indian Armed Forces had later adopted an additional slogan generally used by him, “Jai Hind,” or “Glory to India.”.

At the memorial hall of Subhash Chandra Bose in Kolkata on the 23rd of August in 2007, Japanese Prime Minister (Shinzo Abe) expressed the Japanese’s strong desire to lead the independence movement in India from British rule due to Bose’s strong will. He is a great personality and a cherished name in Japan.

Quotes from Subhash Chandra Bose

“Freedom is not given, it is taken”.


“One individual may die for an idea; but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. That is how the wheel of evolution moves on and the ideas and dreams of one nation are bequeathed to the next”.


“You give me your blood and I will give you Independence!”.



“Soldiers who always remain faithful to their nation, who are always prepared to sacrifice their lives, are invincible”.


“Forget not that the grossest crime is to compromise with injustice and wrong. Remember the eternal law: you must give if you want to get”.

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