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New rows and an old, extreme secrecy by governments mystify Netaji’s legacy

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Verbatim: Netaji And Indira

What Jarnail Singh, Joint Secretary, PMO, told the Mukherjee Commission in an affidavit on November 29, 2000

  • File No. 12(226)/56-PM which contained Agenda Paper Cabinet decision regarding “Investigation into the circumstances leading to the death of Shri Subhas Chandra Bose…as per the record in this office, it was destroyed in 1972 in the course of routine review/weeding out of old records which was done as per extent (sic) instructions. It is further certified that no copy of the file was retained in this office at the time of its destruction.”
  • Certain documents of file no. 23(156)/51-PM were destroyed while recording that file in 1969. The list of papers destroyed are already available in that file. No copy of the documents destroyed was retained in this office.
  • File No 2 (381)60-66-PM opened in 1960 dealing with the proposal to bring Sri Subhas Chandra Bose’s ashes from Tokyo and to put up a memorial in front of the Red Fort is...

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