Anant Singh (Assam Railway Action and Chittagong Armoury raid Nandan Kanan)

s/o Late Golap Singh. Joined Masterda's Party in 1918. participated in Assam Railway Action in 1923. Arrested under ordinance in 1924 and 1926. One of the Chief leaders of the Armoury Raid. He voluntarily surrendered. Joined the second hunger strike in Cellular Jail and another one in Alipore jail. Repatriated January 1938. Released 31st August 1946. Total jail period 20 years.

Bhan Singh (First Lahore Conspiracy Case)

Born at Suner, Ludhiyana, Punjab,s/o Saran Singh. Sentenced to life imprisonment on 13.09 1915. Deported to Andamans. He was beaten to death by prison staff in a mad fury and lust for revenge for having dared to attempt the overthrow of the British Rule.

Hazra Singh (Ooty Bank Action Village Bhahuri, dist Hoshiarpur )

s/o Late Raja singh. Arrested in 1931and lodged in Lahore Fort. Escaped from there and was again arrested in Ootacamund, Tamilnadu. Ooty Bank Action Case. He was sentenced to 10 years R.I. He escaped from custody but was rearrested and deported to Cellular jail,Andamans. After release, while working in Jamshedpur on a picket line at at strike a factory hired lorry of the management ran him over and crushed him to death. As he refused to let the lorry pass through the gate. The lorry was transporting strike breakers. Participated in the second hunger strike in Andamns.

Late Birendra Chandra Sen (Alipore Bomb Case)

Born at Shillong originally at Baniachong- Sylhet, Bangladesh, s/o Late kailash Chandra Sen, was a college student at the time of his arrest in Alipore Bomb Case. Convicted tom 7 years R.I. Repatriated in 1914 and released in 1915, but kept interned for 4 years. Arresyted in Quit India movement in 1942 and served 10 months imprisonment.


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