Freedom fighter passes away
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Veteran freedom fighter and an associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Kundan Singh Sahota passed away at his native village Jandu Singha, on the out skirts of Jalandhar on Sunday night. Born on Jan 1, 1922, Kundan Singh joined the Army as a sepoy in the Sikh regiment and after training was sent to Egypt during the Second World War. He was captured by German forces and was jailed for many years. He was honoured with 'Tamra Patra' by the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi for his contributions during the freedom struggle. He was also awarded the Shahid-E-Azam Bhagat Singh by the Punjab government.
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