Subhash Chandra Bose and Establishment of Forward Bloc 1939
In April 1939, Subhash left Congress and on 3 May 1939, he established the “Forward Bloc” of the Indian National Congress. This formation was announced in a Public Rally at Calcutta. Here, he said that those who are joining would never return to the British and must fill the pledge form by cutting their finger and signing it with their blood. Bose became the president of the Forward Bloc and S.S. Cavesheer its vice-president.
In June 1939, a Forward Bloc Conference was held in Bombay. In July 1939, he announced the Committee of the Forward Bloc. In August same year, he started publishing a newspaper titled Forward Bloc. He travelled around the country and now was the most cherished after hero of the nation.