Superintendent of Police, Siddharth Bahuguna (IPS) paid tribute to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 125th birthday at Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose Central Jail in Jabalpur on Sunday. He also inaugurated a museum of Netaji’s possessions and memorials when he was imprisoned by British rulers at Jabalpur Central Jain.
SP, Bahuguna paid a floral tribute to Netaji at the Subhas barracks where Netaji was kept and saw his protected belongings at the barracks.
Speaking on the occasion, SP, Siddharth Bahuguna said that Subhas Chandra Bose was one of the main and great leaders during the freedom war. He trained Azad Hind Fauj with the help of Japan to fight against the British rulers during World War II. His slogan “Jai Hind” became the national slogan.
He added that Netaji had a close relationship with Jabalpur as he was being held in Jabalpur Jail by order of the British government. He was imprisoned in Jabalpur prison on December 22, 1931 and he was transferred to Mumbai prison on July 16, 1932. Thereafter, the British rulers again kept him in Jabalpur prison on February 18, 1933 and transferred him to Madras prison on February 22, 1933. In addition to this, Netaji visited Jabalpur during the Tripuri conference in 1938.
Central Jail Superintendent Akhilesh Tomar informed that a museum of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s belongings has been established for ordinary people. In addition to this, a photo exhibition of Netaji is also shown to commemorate the great leader. The museum will be available for ordinary visitors free of charge every Saturday and Sunday. Visitors will be allowed into the museum after security screening and ID verification by prison security.