Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the country’s Independence Day from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP
Subir Bhaumik
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Asian Angle by Subir Bhaumik

It’s Modi and Bose vs Gandhi and Nehru in India’s battle of legacies

  • The Indian Prime Minister has officially recognised the efforts of war hero Subhas Chandra Bose. Why is this so controversial? Because it’s seen as a bid by Modi to appropriate the legacies of India’s freedom movement leaders

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the nation on the country’s Independence Day from the ramparts of the historical Red Fort in New Delhi, India. Photo: AP
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