Rash Behari Bose Short Biography (300 Words) - Family, Quotes, Death

Rash Behari Bose was born on 25 May 1886 in the Burdwan District, West Bengal. He completed his education in Chandennagore. His father was Vinodebehari Bose. Toshiko was his wife. Toshiko was the daughter of Aizo Zoma (owner of the Japanese Hotel.) He had two children namely Tetsu Higuchi and Masahide Bose.

Rash Behari Bose joined a revolt against the British from a very early age and was implicated in the Alipore bomb case in the year 1908. Having released from jail he went to Dehradun join as a head clerk at the Forest Research Institute. The British police hunted him because of his involvement in the failed bomb hurling attempt on the Viceroy Lord Charles Hardinge in Delhi. He planned a pan India revolution but it failed and most of the revolutionist were captured. Somehow Bose managed to escape and reach Japan in 1915 and persuaded the Japanese authorities to give active help to the Indian Nationalists in their fight for freedom. Two conferences in Tokyo and Bangkok were organized and the Indian Independence league was founded and Netaji Subash Chandra Bose was invited to take the Presidentship of the League. Indian prisoners in the Malay and Burma front who were arrested by the Japanese were encouraged to join the Indian National Army- the military wing of the league. The leadership was taken over by Netaji and under his supervision ‘ Azad Hind Fauz’ was born.

Before the death of Subhash Chandra Bose, the Japanese Government honored him with the ‘Second Order of the Merit of the Rising Sun.’ He died on January 21, 1945. After his death, the regal coach was sent to carry his body with great honor. He was one of the silent heroes of the Indian freedom fight. He was a revolutionary leader of the outstanding class.