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Bharat Ratna sought for martyrs Udham Singh and Bhagat Singh

Chandigarh: Congress MLA Rana Gurmit Singh Sodhi on Monday demanded that the Centre should bestow the Bharat Ratna on freedom fighter Shaheed Udham Singh, who had avenged the Jallianwala Bagh massacre by shooting dead British officer Michael O’Dwyer. Rana Sodhi appealed to the Centre to consider the martyr for the award. The MLA was reacting to the talk about conferring the ...

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Orphanage sets up museum in memory of Udham Singh

Amritsar, Punjab: Central Khalsa Orphanage (CKO) has set up a museum dedicated to its former illustrious inmate Shaheed Udham Singh on its campus. The one-room museum recreates the environment of the period from 1907 to 1918 during which the martyr stayed at the orphanage. Sarbjit Singh, member in charge of the orphanage, said a room had been turned into a museum ...

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