Mahesh Sharma releases 50 declassified files on Netaji

Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2016-03-29 20:08 New Delhi: Minister of State for Tourism, Culture and Civil Avialtion, Mahesh Sharma, on Tuesday released second batch of fifty declassified files relating to late freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. The documents consist of ten files each from the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) and Home Ministry, and 30 files from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) pertaining to the period 1956 to 2009. In January, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had put the first lot of 100 files in the public domain on the occasion of the 119th birth anniversary of Netaji. The present release of files will further meet the continued public demand to access them and it will also facilitate scholars to carry out further research on the doyen of the freedom movement. (ANI)