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Tag: Freedom Fighter

Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Gunner Passes Away At 97
Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's Gunner Passes Away At 97

Gurugram: Freedom fighter Jagram Yadav, the gunner of iconic revolutionary Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, died in Gurugram on Saturday morning. He was 97. Yadav died on Saturday morning at his residence in Sector 15, where he was staying with his two sons Colonel O.P. Yadav, Ashok Yadav and daughters Sushila and Omwati. The freedom fighter […]

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96-Year-Old Freedom Fighter From Odisha Wins Battle Against COVID19

Bhubaneswar: A 96-year-old freedom fighter has won the battle against COVID-19 and was released from the designated coronavirus hospital in the city where he was under treatment on Wednesday after testing negative, an official said. Loknath Nayak had tested positive for Coronavirus on September 29 and was admitted to SUM COVID Hospital on the same […]

Freedom Fighter Padma Shri Bhabani Charan Patnaik No More

Bhubaneswar: Eminent freedom fighter and Gandhian, Padma Shri Bhabani Charan Patnaik, passed away at the age of 98 here on Thursday. He was suffering from old-age related complications and was undergoing treatment at the Capital Hospital in city, his family sources said. Patnaik is survived by two sons and three daughters. The Odisha government announced […]

Subhas Chandra Bose Temple Inaugurated In Varanasi

Varanasi: Senior RSS leader Indresh Kumar on Thursday inaugurated a temple dedicated to Subhash Chandra Bose in Varanasi. The temple, located in Subhas Bhawan on Azad Hind Marg, was inaugurated on the occasion of the leader’s 123rd birth anniversary. The temple, sources said, will have a Dalit woman as the chief priest and the morning […]

Campaign launched to include 'ahimsa' in the Preamble of Indian Constitution

Bhubaneswar: Followers of Mahatma Gandhi in Odisha have launched a signature campaign supporting Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik’s suggestion of incorporating the word “ahimsa” (non-violence) in the Preamble of the Indian Constitution. The campaign was launched at a function marking celebration of August Kranti Diwas here Friday. Noted freedom fighter and Padma Sri Bhabani Charan Patnaik […]

Pakistani lawyer trying to prove Bhagat Singh's 'innocence' in Saunders murder

Chandigarh: Eighty-eight years after freedom fighters Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged in the Lahore conspiracy case at Lahore on March 23, 1931, efforts are on across the border to prove that the martyrs did not get a fair trial. The Lahore police last week submitted in a Pakistan trial court the first information […]

Odisha Minister in soup for paying homage to living freedom fighter

Nabarangpur: Odisha Commerce and Transport Minister Nrusingha Sahu today courted controversy reading out the name of a living freedom fighter while paying tributes to the departed souls who fought for the country’s independence at a district-level flag hoisting ceremony on Republic Day today. Sahu, who was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations in […]

Odisha CM requests Centre to name Jharsuguda airport after Veer Surendra Sai

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has requested the Union Government to name the Jharsuguda airport in memory of eminent freedom fighter Veer Surendra Sai. In a letter addressed to Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Patnaik stated, “There is a public demand for naming the Jharsuguda Airport in the name of renowned freedom fighter of […]

Rahul pays tribute to Birsa Munda

New Delhi: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday paid tributes to freedom fighter Birsa Munda on his 118th death anniversary. Gandhi, in a tweet, termed Birsa Munda as warrior of Tribal identity and self-pride. “I pray the leader of Ulgulan Birsa Munda with full respect on the day of his sacrifice,” the Congress chief said. Gandhi […]

Google Doodle remembers activist Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay

New Delhi: Search engine giant Google on Tuesday created a special Doodle to mark the 115th birth anniversary of Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay, hailed as a freedom fighter, social activist, actor and promoter of the arts. The Doodle, created by Finland-based Indian artist Parvati Pillai, depicts Chattopadhyay surrounded by many of the cultural objects and practices she […]

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Modi pays tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday paid tribute to freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai on his 152nd birth anniversary. Modi said Lajpat Rai was a courageous leader who dedicated himself towards India’s freedom. “Punjab Kesari Lala Lajpat Rai left an indelible mark on India’s history. We remember him as a righteous and courageous leader […]

Mamata slams Centre for not declaring Netaji birthday national holiday

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday hit out at the Centre for not declaring Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s birthday a national holiday and lamented that the iconic freedom fighter is yet to get his due. “The birthday of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose has not yet been declared a national holiday. Cannot we show […]

Odisha CM pays tribute to Jayee Rajguru as freedom fighter, Dama refuses to agree

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today paid tributes to Jayee Rajguru on his death anniversary, stating him as a freedom fighter and a martyr but Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout stood firm on his earlier claim that Jayee Rajguru was not a freedom fighter. “Homage to great revolutionary & freedom fighter Saheed Jayee Rajguru on death […]

Jayee Rajguru was not a freedom fighter: Dama Rout

Bhubaneswar: Senior BJD leader and Agriculture Minister Damodar Rout, who was in the eye of a storm for his derogatory ‘Anganwadi’ remarks recently, has once against courted controversy by saying that Jayee Rajguru was not a freedom fighter. While addressing the Khurda Lok Mahotsav last evening, Rout said Paika Bidroha, the first war of independence […]

Freedom fighter’s kin Babula Panda reaches home  

Koraput: Ending all speculation, freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda’s grandson Babula Panda finally reached him home in Jeypore amid police security here on Saturday. Babula Panda, who had gone missing from Bhubaneswar on April 16, was undergoing treatment in the trauma care ICU of the SCB Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack since April 27. He […]

Missing freedom fighter’s grandson traced

Bhubaneswar: The suspense surrounding the unexplained disappearance of Babula Panda, the grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, after the PM’s felicitation ceremony, finally ended as he was traced at a private hospital in Bhubaneswar today. Later on Police commissioner YB Khurania informed that police got a call yesterday afternoon and Babula was rescued in […]

BJP alleges BJD hand behind missing of Laxmi Panda’s grandson

Jeypore/Bhubaneswar: The missing incident of the grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, Babula, turned murkier today after BJP levelled serious charges against two senior BJD leaders of playing foul in the issue. BJP MLA Pradeep Purohit alleged that Energy Minister Pranab Prakash Das and BJD spokesperson Rabi Narayan Nanda are behind the missing of […]

Babula's family stages dharna
Freedom fighter’s grandson still missing, family stages dharna

Jeypore: With the whereabouts of the grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, Babula Panda, who is missing since April 16 still unknown, the family members today staged a protest demanding expeditious search operation. The family members staged a dharna in front of the residence of Jeypore Sub-Collector demanding immediate measures on part of district […]

Babula Panda
Freedom fighter’s grandson yet to be traced

Bhubaneswar: The grandson of freedom fighter Laxmi Indira Panda, who came to Bhubaneswar for felicitation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Raj Bhavan on April 16, is yet to reach his home in Jeypore of Koraput district. Three of the four family members of Indira Panda, including the grandson Babula, went to the Bhubaneswar […]

Six proposals get Cabinet nod; LI projects to be named after Parbati Giri

Bhubaneswar: The State Cabinet meeting presided over by chief minister Naveen Patnaik at the State Secretariat here today approved six proposals. Talking to media persons after the meeting, chief secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said the Cabinet decided to name all Lift Irrigation (LI) projects after eminent female freedom fighter Parbati Giri, nicknamed as Mother Teresa […]

Rich tributes paid to freedom fighter Bagha Jatin

Rich tributes were today paid to legendary freedom fighter and revolutionary philosopher Jatindranath Mukherjee known as 'Bagha Jatin' who was shot dead by British Police on this day in 1915 at Chasakhand here

'Veer Savarkar ignited spark of nationalism'

New Delhi:Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday paid tribute to freedom fighter Veer Savarkar on his death anniversary, saying he “ignited the spark of nationalism in several lives”. “Tributes to the great Veer Savarkar on his Punya Tithi. He ignited the spark of nationalism in several lives,” Modi tweeted. He also shared an image of himself […]

Nonagenarian freedom fighter dies

Kendrapara (Odisha): Noted freedom fighter Ananta Nath Chatterji passed away at his residence here today following protracted age-related ailments, family sources said.