Recollections and reflections

Reminiscences, Rafi Ahmad Kidwai

I first came in contact with Subhas Bose in 1923 at Delhi when the Congress was divided into two groups over the question of what was known as 'Council Entry.'...Subhas Babu, as the favourite lieutenant of Deshabandhu, was playing a prominent part in the controversy. more>>

Eradicate Treachery, Order Issued


In order to express our indignation, disgust and hatred against cowardice and treachery, a special observance will be held in every camp of the Azad Hind Fauj, on a day to be previously fixed for the purpose. All officers and ranks must take part in the observance.

With regard to the details of the observance, each camp will be free to draw up its own programme with a view to making the observance a complete success. Directions in broad lines, however, are being issued herewith.
(a)    Poems or articles may be written and read, expressing hatred and disgust against cowardice and treachery.
(b)    Dramas may be improvised and acted for expressing abhorrence against cowardice and treachery.
(c)    Effigies of the traitors (Riaz, Sarway, Day, Mohammad Bakhsh and others) in cardboard or straw or clay or any other suitable material, either in human or animal form, may be prepared and every member of the camp should give full vent to his disgust and hatred against traitors.
(d)    Lectures should be delivered praising Indian heroes of the past and lauding the brave deeds of the members of the Azad Hind Fauj in the course of the present War of Liberation.
(e)    The day's observance should end with the singing of National Anthem and collective shouting of slogans.

Special award will be given to the camp that can put up the best show.

Burma: March 13, 1945.
(Sd.) Subhas Chandra Bose,
Supreme Commander, Azad Hind Fauj.