[Revealed] Modi releases Netaji files. Will India finally have closure?

Social media divided over outcome of declassified documents.

 |  3-minute read |   23-01-2016
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today released digital copies of 100 secret files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on the freedom fighter's 119th birth anniversary at the National Archives of India (NAI). The files have been put in the public domain for the first time and the NAI plans to release digital copies of 25 declassified files on Bose every month.

Netaji’s family members, who arrived in Delhi for the event, broke down after seeing the files. Modi had, in his meeting with members of the Bose family in October last year, announced that the government would declassify the files relating to the leader whose disappearance 70 years ago still remains a mystery.

Also read: What surprises will Netaji files hold for us?

The prime minister had earlier tweeted in the morning: 

Netaji's family broke down after seeing the files: 

The files have been released on a digital format and can be accessed on the website http://netajipapers.gov.in/:

n1_012316024823.jpg  National Archives of India.

Here's how people reacted to the developments on Twitter: 


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