Netaji Research Bureau, founded by Dr Sisir Kumar Bose in 1957, is an internationally renowned institute of history, politics and international relations. Netaji Museum is the finest museum on the Indian independence movement. Netaji Bhawan, Calcutta, where the museum, archives and library of Netaji Research Bureau are located, is the ancestral house of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose owned and managed by the Bureau. Netaji is regarded as a national hero in India and widely respected in the whole of Asia for his struggle and sacrifice for the liberation of India and all Asian peoples and the establishment of an international order based on justice, friendship and cooperation. The house is a national shrine and visited by thousands of Indians, Asians and people from across the world all the year round. Professor Krishna Bose is the Chairperson of Netaji Research Bureau.