50 declassified files relating to Netaji to be released online tomorrow

New Delhi: The second batch of 50 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose will be released online by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (independent charge) and Civil Aviation, at 3:30 P.M. on March 29 on web portal www.netajipapers.gov.in.

The 50 files comprised 10 from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), 10 from Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), and 30 from Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), pertaining to the period 1956 to 2009.

The first lot of 100 files relating to Netaji, after their preliminary conservation treatment and digitization, was put in the public domain by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23 on the occasion of the 119th birth anniversary of Netaji.

The present release of 50 files will further meet the continued public demand to access these files, which will also facilitate scholars to carry out further research on the doyen of the freedom movement. (ANI)