Netaji Bhawan

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Netaji Bhawan, Kolkata

Netaji Bhawan or Netaji Bhavan (Netaji's Residence) is a memorial hall of Subhas Chandra Bose ("Netaji") in Kolkata, owned and managed by Netaji Research Bureau. It includes the museum, archives and library.

This is the ancestral house of Subhas Chandra Bose, where he had lived. He was put under house arrest at this house until his escape to Berlin in 1941. After that, he traveled to Japan-occupied Southeast Asia by submarine (German U-boat U-180 and Japanese submarine I-29), organized Indian National Army, and fought against British Raj with the Imperial Japanese Army.

Relics of his footprints are exhibited at this museum.

This hall is located at Lala Lajpat Rai Sarani (earlier known as Elgin Road), nearby Rabindra Sadan station or Netaji Bhavan station of Kolkata Metro.

After the Second World War, Mohandas K. Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru visited Netaji Bhawan. Recently, in 2007, prime minister of Japan Shinzō Abe visited.

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