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Prez to honour freedom fighter from Kaithal

Bakhtawar Singh, a freedom fighter from Kutubpur village of Kaithal district in Haryana will be honoured by President Pranab Mukherjee in a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on the 60th anniversary of Quit India Movement that falls on Thursday.

chandigarh Updated: Aug 08, 2012 18:56 IST
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Hindustan Times

Bakhtawar Singh, a freedom fighter from Kutubpur village of Kaithal district in Haryana will be honoured by President Pranab Mukherjee in a function at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi on the 60th anniversary of Quit India Movement that falls on Thursday.


A spokesperson said the 90-year-old freedom fighter, was a close associate of Subhash Chander Bose and was with him in the Azad Hind Fauj. He also went to jail in 1941 and 1943 at Kolkata and Hong Kong.

First Published: Aug 08, 2012 18:46 IST