Veteran woman freedom fighter dies
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Last Updated: Sunday, September 11, 2011, 22:33
Shimla: Veteran freedom fighter of Himachal Pradesh Almo Devi died on Sunday at her village Bhajaun in Rajgarh area of Sirmour district at the age of 105.

An active member of the Praja Mandal movement and a contemporary of freedom fighters like Vaid Surat Singh, Pt Padam dev and Pandit Shivanand Ramaul, Almo was ailing for sometime, family sources said.

She was in the forefront of the country's freedom struggle and fought against both the rulers of erstwhile princely states and the British government.

Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal has expressed grief over the death of Almo Devi and conveyed his condolences to bereaved family members.


First Published: Sunday, September 11, 2011, 22:33

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