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Freedom fighter Kushal Konwar's 77th death anniversary observed across Assam

The 77th death anniversary of freedom fighter Swahid Kushal Konwar was observed in a solemn ceremony held at the Rajuhuwa Bhavan premises in Sarupathar

Kushal Konwar

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  16 Jun 2020 3:54 AM GMT

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SARUPATHAR: The 77th death anniversary of freedom fighter Swahid Kushal Konwar was observed in a solemn ceremony held at the Rajuhuwa Bhavan (community hall) premises in Sarupathar in Golaghat district on Monday.

The programme was organized jointly by the Dhansiri subdivisional administration, Dhansiri Freedom Fighters' Association and local citizens. Floral tributes were paid to the statue of the great freedom fighter who laid down his life for the sake of the freedom of the country from the hands of the British.

Underlining the great valour and heroism of Swahid Kushal Konwar, the SDO (C) of Dhansiri subdivision, Dibakar Nath said, "Swahid Kushal Konwar set a great example of human sacrifice through his deep commitment towards the cause of the nation. Those who work for the nation with honesty and commitment are remembered always. The youth must take a lesson from the heroic feats of the freedom fighters and develop strong belongingness for their motherland." Other dignitaries present also paid rich tributes to the martyr and recalled the sacrifices made by him.

GOLAGHAT: The 77th death anniversary of Swahid Kushal Konwar was observed in a solemn ceremony in Golaghat police station on Monday. Police officials paid rich tribute to martyr Kushal Konwar by offering flowers and lighting lamp at the portrait of the martyr. Notably, Kushal Konwar was arrested by the British government for conspiring in the train sabotage in Changpool area of Sarupathar in Golaghat disrict. Kushal Kowar was brought to Golaghat police station and kept him in a lock-up of the police station and later he was sent to Jorhat Jail where Kushal Konwar was hanged by the British on June 15 in the year 1943. The Golaghat Police have preserved a room in memory of martyr Kushal Konwar in Golaghat police Station.

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