Noted freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan dies

Prominent freedom fighter Jagdish Sharan Pande passed away in Almora, Uttarakhand at age 95. He died after a prolonged illness.

Pande was a resident of Bhatkot in Uttarakhand. After his death, Pande’s remains were consigned to flames with full state honours.

Post-independence, Pande has been actively involved in social work.

Role in the fight for Independence

Pande was a part of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s Azad Hind Fauj. He was also jailed in Burma during 1943-44 for his involvement.

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