Thursday, December 02, 2021

PM Narendra Modi condoles INA veteran ‘Colonel’ Nizamuddin’s death

Born in 1901, Nizamuddin served as a driver-cum-guard of Subhash Chandra Bose after the INA was formed.

By: IANS | New Delhi |
February 7, 2017 10:47:40 am
https://beta.indianexpress.com/article/business/budget/union-budget-2017-arun-jaitley-may-appease-voters-hit-by-cash-crunch-4501687/ Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI Photo

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of Subhas Chandra Bose’s close associate and INA veteran ‘Colonel’ Nizamuddin, who died at the age of 116. “Tributes to Subhas Babu’s close associate, Colonel Nizamuddin. I recall my meeting with him. His demise is saddening,” Modi said in a tweet. “We will always remember the idealism, courage and patriotism of Colonel Nizamuddin, which added strength to our freedom struggle,” the Prime Minister said.

Watch What Else Is Making News

Nizamuddin, an Indian National Army (INA) veteran was also known as Colonel, he died on Monday in his native village of Dhakwa in Uttar Pradesh’s Azamgarh district after a prolonged illness. Born in 1901, Nizamuddin served as a driver-cum-guard of Bose after the INA was formed. He accompanied Bose during his meeting with Hitler to seek help to secure freedom for India. He also accompanied Bose during his trips to Japan, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore.

Start your day the best way
with the Express Morning Briefing

📣 The Indian Express is now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@indianexpress) and stay updated with the latest headlines

For all the latest India News, download Indian Express App.

  • Newsguard
  • The Indian Express website has been rated GREEN for its credibility and trustworthiness by Newsguard, a global service that rates news sources for their journalistic standards.
  • Newsguard
0 Comment(s) *
* The moderation of comments is automated and not cleared manually by indianexpress.com.
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
X