Sunday, June 19, 2011

Durga Bhabi

                                          Durga Bhabi  
  Born on October 7, 1907
Expired at Gaziabad (U.P.) on the night of 14th & 15th Oct 1999.
A great revolutionary patriot. Heroic wife of (Martyr) Bhagwati Charan Vohra. Posed herself as the wife of Bhagat Singh, put her son Sachin in his lap and accompanied him and Rajguru from Lahore to Calcutta in train after Saunders murder. Contributed Rs. 3000 by selling her ornaments and other belongings of value for rescue of Bhagat Singh and others under trial. She fired at an European Sergeant Taylor and his wife on October 1, 1931 at Lamington Road, Bombay who were seriously wounded and absconded.

1 comment:

  1. Durga bhabhi lived till 1999. Did the goverment give her any honour? Or did any media bothered to take her interview regarding the indepennce movement? While making the patriotic films if the great Manoj Kumar would have shown a brief interview of these alive martyrs, it would have been a heritage for years to come.