V. Rathinam, veteran freedom fighter and member of Indian National Army passes away
V. Rathinam (99), the veteran freedom fighter and member of Indian National Army (INA) led by Nethaji Subash Chandra Bose, has passed away in South Kodikulam, Tamil Nadu on November 4, 2018. Born on 16th August 1919, Rathinam had moved to Burma when he was a bachelor and joined the INA during the Second World War in the early 1940s. After completing the training programme, he was inducted into the INA and fought against the British. Later, he was imprisoned by the British along with others and served jail terms in different prisons before he was set free from a prison in Kolkata.
Topics: Armies • Azad Hind • Chandrabose • Indian independence movement • Indian National Army • Military • South Kodikulam • South-East Asian theatre of World War II • Subash Chandra Bose • Subhas Chandra Bose