Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose

1897: Born to Sri Janaki Nath Basu and Pravabati Devi in Cuttack, Orissa

1913: Stood second in the School leaving examination and took admission in Presidency college, Calcutta.

1915: Passed Intermediate examination in first division.

1916: Charged for misbehaving with British Professor, rusticated from Presidency college.

1917: Got admitted in Scottish Church college in Philosophy Honours.

1919: Got first class in Philosophy Honours and left for England for ICS examination.

1920: Passed the then ICS examination in London with highest marks in English.

1921: He got the prestigious tripos degree of Cambridge University.

Resigned from his ICS job and came back to mother land in the same year. Formed South Calcutta Sevak Samity. Was arrested in the end of 1921 for anti British movement.

1922: Released from jail on August 1. Joined Swarajya dal under the leadership of Deshbandhu Chittaranjan in Gaya congress.

1923: Elected President of All India Youth Congress; elected Secretary of Bengal State Congress and Editor of the paper 'Forward', founded by Deshabandhu.

1924: Swarajya Dal won Calcutta Municipality election. Deshabandhu elected Mayor of Calcutta and Subhash Chandra became CEO. Arrested again in October by the British Government.

1924-27: Spent nearly three years in the Burma jail; released in May.

1927: Elected General Secretary of All India Congress Committee.

1928: Formed the Volunteer organization in the Calcutta summit of Indian Congress and elected as the General Officer in Command.

1929: Addressed the Lahore summit of Indian Congress and proposed for a parallel Government in India.

1930: Jailed in January again; elected Mayor of Calcutta Corporation from jail.

1931: Elected President of INTUC in Calcutta meeting.

1933-36: Met reputed personalities like Mussolini in Italy, Felder in Germany, D. Valera in Ireland and Roma Rolland in France.

1936: Returned to India in April; arrested in Bombay.

1936-37: Released in March and started for Europe; published 'Indian Struggle'.

1938: Elected President of Indian Congress. d President of Indian Congress; made the historic speech in Haripura convention; formed National Planning Commission. Rabindra Nath Tagore felicitated Subhash Chandra in Shantiniketan.

1939: Reelected President of Indian Congress; resigned and formed the new organization Forward Block; Rabindra Nath laid the Foundation stone of Mahajati Sadan.

1940: Arrested and started fasting in the jail; released from the jail.



1941: Left home and absconded; reached Kabul and then left for Moscow; met Hitler in Berlin.

1942: Left home and made the historic speech on air from Germany; formed Indian Legion and expanded its activities.

1943: Started for Japan by submarine; reached Tokyo and delivered the speech on air in Tokyo; convened the meeting of South East Asian Indian Independence League.

Formed the Azad Hind Government on October 21; visited Andaman islands in December.

1944: The Azad Hind Fauz approached the Arakan front; war breaks out near Imphal and Azad Hind took control of Kohima-Imphal; rejected the peace proposal of British Government through a speech on air; reached Tokyo to discuss with Japanese Government; addressed a massive public meeting in Kualalampur.

1945: Delivered the speech on air from Sonan Radio; started for Bangkok.

Laid foundation stone for Martyrs' statues at Sonan; Hiroshima and Nagasaki destroyed by atom bomb by the Americans; Japan surrenders; Subhash left Saigon to implement his future plans.