Subhas Chandra Bose's driver Colonel Nizamuddin passed away yesterday in the village of Dhakwa as he was ill from a long time. Today, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his sadness over his demise and paid his tribute to Colonel Nizamuddin by tweeting on Twitter.
PM Modi tweeted "Tributes to Subhas Babu's close associate, Colonel Nizamuddin. I recall my meeting with him. His demise is saddening"
In another tweet, he wrote "We will always remember the idealism, courage & patriotism of Colonel Nizamuddin, which added strength to our freedom struggle"
He served in the Indian National Army from 1943-45. He was 117 years old.