It is being seen as yet another attempt to stake claim at the legacy of Subhash Chandra Bose as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoisted the tricolour and unveiled a plaque at Red Fort to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the formation of Azad Hind Government.
This was also clear when speaking at the event Modi took a jibe at Congress for “undermining the legacy of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose”.
He added that efforts were made to undermine the legacy of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose and Sardar Patel to promote just one family.
It is also to be mentioned that nephew of Netaji Subash Chandra Bose, Chandra Kumar Bose as well as INA Veteran Lalti Ram and Brigadier R S Chikkara were also present at the event.
The Azad Hind Government was founded on 21st October, 1943.
It was founded by Neta ji Subhash Chandra Bose who was also the Head of State of this Provisional Indian Government-in-exile.
The existence of the Azad Hind Government gave a greater legitimacy to the independence struggle against the British.>