The mystery surrounding the sudden disappearance of arguably the greatest Indian freedom fighter, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose has intrigued Indians for over 7 decades. Many believe that Netaji did not die in the plane crash in 1945 as claimed by previous Congress regime, but continued to live under the disguise of a Saint in Uttar Pradesh’s Ayodhya, where he was called ‘Gumnami Baba’ or ‘Bhagwan ji.’
It is a fact that there was indeed a Saint known by the name of Gumnami baba which itself means mysterious father, who used to live in the Ram Bhavan of Ayodhya. Whoever came into contact with this mysterious Saint including caretakers of Ram Bhavan, had firm belief that he was none other than once the government had Supreme leader of Indian National Army, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose.
Further, the items recovered from the possession of Gumnami baba were found to be directly connected to Netaji. While these findings added substance to the theory of Gumnami Baba being Netaji. However still, none can for sure conclude whether the mysterious saint of Ayodhya was truly the British Empire’s most notorious enemy from India.
However now, some interesting claims have been made about Gumnami Baba, which could open new dimensions about the subject. During a recent program on CNN News 18, American handwriting expert Curt Baggett claimed that both Gumnami Baba and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose were one and the same person.
Baggett said that he reached to this conclusion after examining the handwriting of both Gumnami Baba and Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose through several letters. He said that he found over 30 similarities in the handwriting, which is not possible unless they were the same person.
Top US handwriting expert gives positive report in Gumnami Baba-Netaji matter. Sarkari expert Dr SK Mandal, who gave a third rate negative report, is hiding away in Kolkata. Requesting media to smoke him out so that his fraud can be explained to the nation. RT in public interest. pic.twitter.com/375vjA9k71
— Anuj Dhar (@anujdhar) June 14, 2019
This new finding could prove to be breakthrough in the mystery of Netaji’s disappearance. It would be interesting whether Government takes fresh interest in the subject.