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Was Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose: Ideology of Fusion?

Was Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose - Ideology of Fusion?

As early as 1930 – in his inaugural speech as mayor of Calcutta – the fervent young Bose first expressed his support for a fusion of socialism and fascism: “… I would say we have here in this policy and program a synthesis of what modern Europe calls Socialism and Fascism. We have here the justice, the equality, the love, …

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Is it true that Bhagwanji, also known as Gumnami Baba was actually Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose?

Is it true that Bhagwanji, also known as Gumnami Baba was actually Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose?

Bhagwanji, also known as Gumnami Baba, was a mysterious Indian monk who in 1985 lived at Ram Bhawan in Faizabad, near Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh. Till date, his real identity and activities remain obscure. A great number of people maintain that he was the Indian freedom fighter Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, living incognito. People who support such a stand challenge …

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What is the story behind currency issued by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?

What is the story behind currency issued by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose?

Any thing related to national hero Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose presents excitement, inspiration and positive energy to real patriots. A novel thing on this great patriot surfaced in Madhya Pradesh on the eve of 113th Netaji Jayanti when a currency with a denomination of one lakh issued by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s Bank of Independence was made public. If the …

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Was Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Fascist?

Was Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Fascist?

During his lifetime, Bose was frequently denounced as a fascist or even a Nazi, particularly in the wake of the radical, revolutionary (as opposed to reformist) views he expressed in radio addresses broadcast to India from National Socialist Germany and, later, from quasi-fascist Japan. For example, The Statesman, a highly influential Calcutta periodical, charged in November 1941: “Mr. Bose’s views …

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Why did India need to bury Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose before his death?

Why did India need to bury Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose before his death?

After Justice Mukherjee Commission (JMC), it’s the Central Information Commission (CIC) with whom lay the hopes of millions of Indians of finding the truth about the mystery surrounding the disappearance of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, the greatest freedom fighter of this not-so-great country. While Mukherjee Commission could establish beyond reasonable doubt the truth about the falsehood of the myth of …

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Where is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose?

Where is Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose?

The alleged death of Subhash Chandra Bose, the supreme commander of Azad Hind Fauj and Free India Legion in a plane crash in Taiwan on August 18, 1945, has long been the subject of dispute. The third Indian commission that was appointed for inquiring into this confirmed in its report tabled in parliament in May 2006, that Bose’s death was …

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What is Mattu Pongal?

What is Mattu Pongal?

This third day is meant for the cattle (‘mattu’) – the giver of milk and puller of the plough. The farmer’s ‘dumb friends’ are given a good bath, their horns are polished, painted and covered with metal caps, and garlands are put around their necks. The Pongal that has been offered to the gods is then given to the cattle …

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What is Pongal? Why it is a Harvest Festival?

What is pongal

Pongal comes from the word ‘ponga’ which literally means ‘boil’ and so ‘pongal’ connotes ‘spillover’ or that which is ‘overflowing’. It’s also the name of the special sweet dish cooked on the Pongal day. Pongal continues through the first four days of the ‘Thai’ month that starts on January 14 every year. Pongal is directly associated with the annual cycle …

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What is the Significance of Pongal festival?

What is the Significance of Pongal festival?

Everybody knows about the celebration of Pongal but hardly anyone knows about its significance and meaning. People celebrating Pongal should be aware of the meaning & significance of the important rituals associated with this harvest festival. Pongal or Thai Pongal is also called Makar Sankranti, since it is celebrated on the first day of Thai when the Sun enters the …

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What is Surya Pongal? Date, Puja And Delicacies

What is Surya Pongal?

The second day is dedicated to Lord Surya, the Sun God, who is offered boiled milk and jaggery. A plank is placed on the ground, a large image of the Sun God is sketched on it and Kolam designs are drawn around it. This icon of the Sun God is worshiped for divine benediction as the new month of ‘Thai’ …

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