The 97-year-old freedom fighter is survived by four sons, two daughters and grand children.
A faded but spotless INA uniform was all he left behind when he died on Tuesday in a hospital, where he was admitted by local people as he could not afford his medical expenses.
<p>Veteran freedom fighter Paras Nath Singh died at the age of 101 following protracted illness in Jaunpur on Saturday.</p>
Savitaben, born in Gujarat's Kheda district, was sent to jail by a British Judge for hoisting the tricolour during the freedom struggle, her daughter said.
<p>The facsimile version of 'Harijan', a weekly publication started by Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, to highlight the social and economic problems of India and the world, will be released on Monday.</p>
<p><strong>Lahore:</strong> The 107th birth anniversary of legendary freedom fighter Bhagat Singh was celebrated in Pakistan's Lahore city, where a cake was cut amid slogans like "freedom is our right".</p>
New Delhi:Â Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday released a postage stamp on freedom fighter, parliamentarian and journalist Lala Jagat Narain.
"Government thoroughly considers him a martyr and gives him the status of a martyr," Rajiv Shukla said.
The Home Ministry in its reply to an RTI said that it has no record to show whether Bhagat, Rajguru and Sukhdev were declared martyrs or not.
In reply to an RTI query, the Home Ministry said it has no record to show whether Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev were declared martyrs.
On the eve of Independence Day, a start up is offering people an opportunity to express gratitude to a handful of still surviving freedom fighters in the country.
Veteran freedom fighter Vishnu Dayal Gupta died following prolonged illness at a hospital in Etawah, family sources said on Friday. He was 91.
The members, who held a demonstration earlier, tried to march towards the airport when they were arrested, police said.
The petitioner said Bhagat Singh, who was sentenced to death by the British government and hanged in Lahore in March 1931, was a freedom fighter of the subcontinent.
Bhagat Singh threw two bombs inside the Central Legislative Assembly on April 8, 1929, from the Visitor's Gallery.
It is Martyrs' Day today and we remember Bhagat Singh on his 82nd death anniversary.
Special postage stamps of Indian Independence, medals and other artefacts will also be showcased.
However, allowances given to freedom fighters would not only remain but will also improve.
Jamaat-ud-Dawah leader Amir Hamza said, "We won't allow the renaming of places after Hindus, Sikhs or Christians."
The body of Sehgal, who passed away on Monday at the age of 97, was taken in a procession from the McRobert hospital.
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