Netaji Subhash 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 1961, while studying in Presidency College, Kolkata, he was expelled for his nationalistic activities. He have up Indian Civil Service (I.C.S) and joined the Non-Co-Operation Movement.
On account of his difference with Gandhiji, he left the Congress. Subhash Chandra Bose organized his own party called the 'Forward Bloc'. With the help of Japan, he formed the 'Indian National Army' (1943, Azad Hind Fauj). He played a heroic role in India's freedom struggle and compelled the British to leave India.