Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said Subhas Chandra Bose’s driver Colonel Nizamuddin, who passed away on Monday, added strength to India’s freedom struggle and that he will always be remembered for his idealism, courage and patriotism.
Paying his tributes to Colonel Nizamuddin, Prime Minister Modi said the demise is saddening.
Tributes to Subhas Babu's close associate, Colonel Nizamuddin. I recall my meeting with him. His demise is saddening. pic.twitter.com/9MxaIJuaAF— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 7, 2017
We will always remember the idealism, courage & patriotism of Colonel Nizamuddin, which added strength to our freedom struggle.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) February 7, 2017
INA veteran ‘Colonel’ Nizamuddin died on Monday in his native village of Dhakwa in Uttar Pradesh’s Azamgarh after a prolonged illness. Colonel Nizamuddin, who had served in the Indian National Army from 1943-45, had proclaimed himself as one of the most trusted lieutenants of Netaji.
Born in 1901, Nizamuddin was 117 years old. He is survived by his wife, three sons and two daughters.