The family members are expected to seek declassification of all the files related to Netaji whose mysterious disappearance 70 years ago continues to be a talking point. "Tomorrow is a very special day. I will meet family members of Subhas Babu at my residence. It is an honour to host them," Modi tweeted.
    
The Prime Minister, in his monthly 'Mann Ki Baat' radio programme on September 20, had said he would be receiving over 50 members of Netaji's family members at his residence in October. "Over 50 members of Subhas babu's family, from various countries, will be coming. I am happy to welcome them," Modi had cited.

"But the bigger happiness is for me as nobody in the Prime Minister's residence would have got such a chance earlier as I will be getting in October," he stated.

Recalling his meeting with some members of the family in Kolkata in May, PM Modi had said, "I got an opportunity to spend some time with them. That day it was decided that the extended family of Subhas babu will visit the Prime Minister's residence. Last week, I got confirmation that over 50 members of Subhas babu are coming to visit the Prime Minister's residence."
    
The family members are expected to seek declassification of Netaji files in possession of the Centre as the West Bengal government has already released 64 such files.

"Our main focus, however, would be on declassification of all Netaji files held by the government of India. If we do not have our own files declassified, then how can we ask other nations to do it?" Abhijit Ray, Netaji's another grand-nephew, had said.

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