Veteran freedom fighter dead

Congress leader and veteran freedom fighter Jageshwar Yadav passed away.

Updated: Dec 27, 2010, 18:53 PM IST

Darbhanga (Bihar): Congress leader and veteran freedom fighter Jageshwar Yadav passed away, family sources said on Monday.

The 105-year-old died at his ancestral house at Ranipur in Darbhanga district last night.
Yadav was jailed several times, also during the 1942 Swadhinta Sangram Andolan`s struggle for freedom.
BJP MP Kirti Jha Azad, former Union Minister Md Ali Ashraf Fatmi, MLAs Sanjay Saraogi and Ashok Kumar Yadav condoled his death.

PTI