KOLKATA: On September 18, 2015, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee released all the 64 classified files related to Netaji, which were in the possession of the Kolkata Police and the West Bengal Police.
The files are being kept at the Kolkata Police Museum on APC Road.
Not only that, Ms Banerjee has been exhorting the Centre and many foreign countries as well to release all secret files related to Netaji.
The Chief Minister had also announced the State Government’s decision to digitise these files.
In the future the government plans to declassify files of the post-independence era too, the Chief Minister said.
“ Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose continues to inspire all of us, “ she added.
On January 15, 2016, the Chief Minister inaugurated a plaque, commemorating the 75th anniversary of the ‘Great Escape’, as the great leader’s escape in 1941 from house arrest (in Netaji Bhawan) is called, and a statue of Netaji at Netaji Bhawan.