Our Freedom Fighters

OUR FREEDOM FIGHTERS

Shri Durga Shanker Mehta

Born on 7-4-1887, P.Durgashankar Mehta was son of Shri Kripashankar Mehta, Extra Asst. Comm. After retirement, Kripashankarji settled at Jabalpur ; though originally he was staying at Sagar near Kadam well. Durgashankarji had two brothers & one sister. As parents died early,all were brought to Sioni by maternal uncle Roy Saheb P. Shivshankar Pandya who was a famous head-master there.........

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Shri Prem Shankar Dhagat

It is rare to find a combination of undisputed personality & politics or selfless service & politics in present era. But life of late Shri Prem Shankar Dhagat, fighter of Independence Struggle & Renowned Resident of Damoh is an example of the same........

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Shri Laxmi Shankar Bhatt

Late Shri Laxmi Shankar Govind Shankar Bhatt was born on 15.4.1905 in a reputed family. Being eldest in the family, he had many responsibilities from the beginning. Besides Hindi, he had good command over English, Sanskrit and Marathi languages ............

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Shri Krishna Shivnath Selot

Shri ShriKrishna Selot was born on 27.7.1906. His mother died when he was only two years old. His father Shri Shivnath died in 1920. Shri Selot was brought up by his maternal uncle late Shri Durga Shanker Mehta, Seoni. He took his elementary education in Mission High School and passed Higher Secondary examination from Allahabad Higher Secondary Board in 1923. He obtained Graduate Degree in 1929 from Agriculture College, Nagpur. He was married to the daughter of late Shri Rewa Shanker Pandya (Kamptee) in 1926 .......


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Shri Gouri Shankar Mehta

In the history of India's struggle for freedom, the Bundelkhand region has the proud privilege of mentioning the contribution of Shri Gouri Shankar Mehta. This freedom fighter was born on 30 July 1910 at a place called Hatta in Damoh District of Madhya Pradesh. His father Shri Surjram Mehta ensured best education for him and he achieved his B.Sc. degree from Delhi University and LLB from Jabalpur University........

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Shri Chandra Shekhar Trivedi

In 1914, the small town of Hatta in Damoh District did little know that Shri Parmanand Trivedi and his wife Smt. Narbada Bai have been blessed with a child who will one day come under the spell of Mahatma Gandhi's Quit India Movement and suffer imprisonment. ..........

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Shri Uma Shankar Pandya

There are some rare people whose life form an ornamental tapestry of History and Shri Uma Shankar Pandya is the one whose name has been kept sparkling by the 'Jai Stambha' of Kriloskarwadi. We also find 'Jai Stambha' at Katni, his birthplace and at Islampur where he laid down his life and became a martyr. .........

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Shri Ranchor Shankar Dhagat

He was born at Damoh. Late Shri ShivShankar Dhagat popularly known as "Laljee Kakka" was his father & Smt Rukhmani Dhagat was his mother. After the school education he started a utensil shop at Damoh. He was not satisfied so he became a teacher in a Mission School of Damoh  .......

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