Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose (1897-1945) was a great patriot and a determined freedom fighter of India. He was an extremist. He was the son of a wealthy and prominent lawyer. In 1916, while studding in Presidency College, Kolkata; he was expelled for his nationalistic activities. He gave up Indian Civil Services (I.C.S.) and joined the Non-Cooperation Movement. On account of his differences with Gandhiji, he left the Congress. Subhas Chandra Bose organized his won party called the ‘Forward Bloc’. With the help of Japan, he formed the ‘Indian National Army (1934, Azad Hind Fauj.) He played a heroic role in India’s freedom struggle and compelled the British to leave India.