SRI BHAJAMANA SAHOO, FREEDOM FIGHTER

AT; MANDAPA SAHI, DHENKANAL TOWN

Sri Bhajamana Sahoo joined Dhenkanal Prajamandal Andolan at the age of 21 and took the responsibility to distribute the Krusak Sambad and Ranaveri news papers in the villages in order to create awareness for independence. On 12.6.1938 he fought with the Elephant which encroached the road for public meeting of Prajamandal Andolana at Alasua hata. On 12.8.1938 he was imprisoned for one day. He was again imprisoned from 22.9.1938 to 13.9.1939

SRI BAIDHAR SWAIN, FREEDOM FIGHTER

AT-BALIGORAD;PO.KAMAKSHYA NAGAR,DHENKANAL

Sri Baidhar swain was born in the year 1929 and joined the Quit India Movement at the age of 13.At the age of 12 he was associated with Madhi Thana Podi, Kacheri podi, Parjang Thana Gherau, and Chandrapur Thana  podi.He  was imprisoned    in the year 1942 for four year 10 months and 6 days. Now he is residing in the Baligorad residence of Kamakshya nagar.

SRIKANT ROUT, FREEDOM FIGHTER

AT-MOTANGA MANGALPUR,DHENKANAL

Srikant Rout took the leadership of  Swechha  Sevi Vahini of Prajamandal Andolan as the Captain in the year 1938. The King of Dhenkanal declared cash award of  Rs. 1000/- to catch Srikant Rout either alive or dead. In the year 1942 during the period of Quite India movement, he was imprisoned with other Freedom Fighters.

RASA BIHARI SAHOO, FREEDOM FIGHTER

AT- GUNDURAPASI, GONDIA, DHENKANAL.

Sri Rasa Bihari Sahoo was born in the year 1921 and left the School after Primary Education. He joined Prajamandal Andolana being inspired by late Braja Kishore Dhala and took the responsibility of distributing Ranaveri newspaper among the villagers to give boost to Prajamandal Andolana. He was imprisoned in the year 1938 in Dhenkanal.

DHANESWAR SAHOO, FREEDOM FIGHTER

At/P.o – PINGUA, DHENKANAL

Dhaneswar Sahoo was born on 13.10.1917 in a rich family of Pingua village. He joined Dhenkanal Prajamandal Andolana , when he was a student  of class VIII in B.B.High School. In the year 1938 he was imprisoned for his active participation in Prajamandal Andolana for Six months. After Independence he involved himself in various social welfare activities. He established a minor School( 1947), a high School (1960), a Hospital and Tank in his native place at Pingua. He  worked as President of Grain Gola Society for 14 years and Director of Dhenkanal R.C.M.S for 10 years.

BANCHANIDHI NAYAK, FREEDOM FIGHTER

AT- SREEMULA, VIA.-KAMAKHYANAGAR, DHENKANAL

Banchhanidhi Nayak was born in the year 1917 in the village Sreemula of Kamakhyanagar. As an active member he was involved in different activities of Prajamandal Andolan since 1938.

BANSIDHAR MISHRA, FREEDOM FIGHTER

AT-MUKTADEIPUR SASAN, DHENKANAL

Bansidhar Mishra. Was born in the year 1915 in the village Muktadeipur Sasan in a Brahmin family and lost his father at the age of 10. Though he was working as Raj Purohit ,he joined the Prajamandal Andolana. During 1938 to 1939 as an active member, he was given duty to send secret messages to different Prajamandal Units. On 29.09.1938 he was arrested under Indian Criminal Amendment Act for displaying Congress Flag in his bi-cycle. He was convicted by District Magistrate and was sentenced to jail for 6 months.

BHASKAR ROUT, FREEDOM FIGHTER

VILL:- SANDAPASI, P.S.-GONDIA,DHENKANAL

  Bhaskar Rout was born in the year 1905 in Sandapasi village of Gondia Thana. After Primery Education he was forced  to leave the School due to poor condition of his family. He had to do Bethi in the construction of Jatan Nagar. He revolted against the Monarchy and joined Prajamandal Andolana in the year 1938. In that year he was arrested from Gondia and send to Dhenkanal Jail for 6 months.

MANGULI SETHI, FREEDOM FIGHTER

VILL/P.O.:- BALADIABANDHA, DHENKANAL

Manguli Sethi was born on 1919 in the village Chaulia of Sadar block.In 1929 at the age of 10 , he joined  the Indian Freedom movement and  propagated the freedom Messages among the villagers. He was arrested from Prajamandal Meeting held in the year 1938 and sent to Jail.

HRUSIKESH SAHOO, FREEDOM FIGHTER

AT- LAXMI BAZAR, DHENKANAL

Hrusikesh Sahoo was born on 12.06.1912 in the village Mahulpada of Bhuban Thana. He was influenced by the Freedom Movement under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, Malati Choudhury. In the year 1936 he joined public works department of Orissa Government as Store keeper and then worked as Cashier. In the year 1938 he associated himself in Prajamandal Andolana. At the time of Prajamandal Meeting at Hatatota, he took the responsibility of collecting foods for members of Prajamandal. There was police report against him for active participation in the Prajamandal movement. In the year 1942 at the time of Quite India Movement he was suspended from his job by Dhenkanal Government.