Subhas Chandra Bose and his emissary to Japan (prior to the great escape)

While Subhas Chandra Bose was in jail in July 1940, when he was arrested a day before the proposed Holwell movement agitation, he met with Shanker Lal, the secretary of Forward Bloc, whom he had sent to Japan on a secret mission. Shanker Lal had met Japanese Foreign Minister and German, Italian and Russian Ambassadors. Bose had earlier met the Japanese Vice Foreign Minister in 1938 secretly when the later had visited Calcutta. British Government tried unsuccessfully to persecute Shanker Lal for travelling to Japan under false passport.

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