“Neera Arya was a soldier of the Rani Jhansi Regiment in the Azad Hind Fauj and was accused of being a spy by the British government, She was born on March 5, 1902, in Baghpat, Uttar Pradesh. From a young age, Neera was interested in the cause
of the national freedom struggle. She was a great patriot, strong and a courageous woman.
During her imprisonment in Kala Pani, she was subjected to mental and physical torture til independence but she was unmoved. She remained faithful to the nation in spite of all odds and became the first woman asset of the Azad Hind Fau), a title and responsibility that Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose himself bestowed upon her.
Through meticulously researched accounts and intimate interviews, this biography paints a vivid portrait of Neera Arya’s life, revealing the astonishing woman behind the formidable intellect. Her story serves as an inspiration to all, reminding us that a woman is a symbol of power, courage, determination, integrity and perseverance.