New Delhi, May 27:
The government on Friday released another batch of declassified files related to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on portal www.netajipapers.gov.in.
The files were released by N.K. Sinha, Secretary, Ministry of Culture.
The present batch of 25 files consists of five files from the Prime Minister’s Office, four files from the home ministry, and 16 from the external affairs ministry pertaining to the period 1968 to 2008.
The government has earlier released three batches of files pertaining to Bose in March and April this year.
The first lot of 100 files relating to Bose were put in the public domain by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January 23 this year, on the occasion of the 119th birth anniversary of Bose.
The second lot of 50 files and third lot of 25 files were released by Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma.
“The present release of files will further meet the continued public demand to access these files and this will also facilitate scholars to carry out further research on the doyen of the freedom movement,” the culture ministry said in a statement. (IANS)