Dr. Gaya Prasad Katiyar (Lahore Conspiracy Case)

Born 1901 , Jagadishpur, s/o late Manjiram Kyer joined H.R.A. in 1925. Arrested at Saharanpur in 1929 in connection with Lahore Conspiracy Case. Joined the hunger strike at Lahore jail.remained underground for about two years. Sentenced to transportation for life. Deported to the Andamans. Took part in the first and second hunger strike. Repatriated in 1937. Released bur again arrested and kept confined in jail till 1946. Total jail period 17 years.

Harekrishna Konar (Action and Arms finding)

Born 05.08.1915. Kumargaria, Raina, Burdwan. S/o Late Saratchandra Konar, businessman. When a school student arrested in civil disobedience movement 1930. Arrested in 1932 in connection with an action and Arms finding at Memari, Burdwan, West Bengal on 15.09.32. He was than a student of Bangabasi College. Sentenced to 6years R.I. and deported to the Cellular jail, Andamans. Participated in first hunger strike. Released in 1938. Total jail period about 8 years.

Joydev Kapoor (Lahore Conspiracy Case)

Born 1907, Shahabad , Hardoi, U.P. s/o Late Saligram Kapoor was a student of Electrical and Mechanical Engineering B.H.U. Joined H.R>A. at the age of 18. Before arrest remained undergrounf for one year. Arrested at Saharanpur in 1929 in connection with Lahore Conspiracy Case.

Lodha Ram Kapur ( )

Took up editorship of Swarajya. Hails from Varaichannalain in the district of Gujarat. He aws prosecuted for three articles published in Swarajya Newspaper. The trying judge in his judgement inter alia remaks. The court finds the accused on all three offences and sentenced him to transportation for ten years for each one of the three offences. Deported to Andamans.


This is not a comprehensive list. We have tried to record the names of the prominent freedom fighters who were involved in some of the major revolutionary movements of the time and incarcerated in this Cellular Jail. We welcome contributions from anyone who has specific details to Contact Us.

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