50 more Netaji files to be posted online on Tuesday

New Delhi, March 29 (IANS) The second batch of 50 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will be posted on Tuesday on web portal www.netajipapers.gov.in, official sources said here.

Minister of State for Culture and Tourism Mahesh Sharma will formally release the files on Tuesday.

The new batch of 50 files consists of 10 files from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), 10 files from the ministry of home affairs, and 30 files from the ministry of external affairs, pertaining to the period from 1956 to 2009.

The first batch of 100 files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, after their preliminary conservation, treatment and digitisation, was put in the public domain by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23 on the occasion of the 119th birth anniversary of the freedom fighter.

“The present release of 50 files will further meet the continued public demand to access these files and this will also help scholars carry out further research on the great leader of India’s freedom movement,” an official source said.

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