PM unveils digital version of Netaji’s declassified files

New Delhi, Jan. 23 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the digital version of at least 100 declassified files relating to freedom fighter Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at the National Archives of India on his birth anniversary on Saturday.

The declassification of files is in line with promises made by Prime Minister Modi to the kin of Netaji a few months back.

The National Archives of India is placing these files in the public domain after preliminary conservation treatment and digitisation.

In 1997, the National Archives had received 990 declassified files pertaining to the Indian National Army from the Defence Ministry.

In 2012, it received 1,030 files and items pertaining to the Khosla Commission and Justice Mukherjee Commission of Inquiry from the Home Ministry.

All these files and items are already open to the public under the Public Records Rules 1997. (ANI)

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