Rajyashree Chaudhuri, a grandniece of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has arrived the spot and performed the ‘aarti’ as he is their ideal. This happened three days after the similar event that led to a massive controversy in the state.
While addressing the media reporters, the national president of Akhil Bharatiya Hindu Mahasabha, Chaudhuri added that the MP government must withdraw the First Information Report (FIR) registered against Hindu Mahasabha. “The government is targeting innocents”. The Hindu Mahasabha added that the party workers would stage a huge protest right in front of the Parliament in the national capital.
The Mahasabha president added that in her eyes Godse was a messiah. She went on to elaborate adding that they have every right to offer prayers and perform aarti as it is in their culture. “We have the right to pray, will always pray and perform aarti. This is our right. He is our ideal”. she said. “Partition affected and destroyed innumerable families”.
When she was asked about Gandhi, she stated that she considered him a ‘Bhishm Pitamah’. Earlier, there have been many attempts to install Godse’s statue and establish a ‘Godse temple’ in the city. Though the BJP was in charge in the state then, action was taken and the idol was taken off from the office of Mahasabha and was seized.
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose- The man behind ‘women’s empowerment’
It is worth mentioning here that Netaji Bose had brought women into his INA decades ago. Yes, for Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, women force mattered the most as he was the first to empower women at a wider scale. He also played a significant role to bring women out of the house and for that, he deserves a lot of respect.
Today, our country has women officers in its Armed Forces, including as pilots. Needless to say, there are no women soldiers in other ranks. Women officers had to fight a bureaucratic and legal battle in a bid to get permanent commission in the Armed Forces.
To remember the fact that, Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, in 1943 had the vision of a Women’s Regiment when he commanded the Indian National Army (INA), is simply amazing. It was then, Indian National Army’s woman’s wing was named after the great Rani of Jhansi.
In his speech, Why I left Home and Homeland, he said, “I want also a unit of brave Indian women to form a ‘Death-defying Regiment’ who will wield the sword, which the brave Rani of Jhansi wielded in India’s First War of Independence in 1857.”
While addressing the female audience and appreciating the ways that women in India had already participated in the freedom struggle, he said, “What is more there is no suffering which Indian women have not gladly and bravely shared along with our men in the course of several decades of our national struggle.”