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Centenarian freedom fighter Jitendriya Pradhan no more

21/01/2022 at 4:06 PM

Bargarh, Jan 21: Centenarian freedom fighter Jitendriya Pradhan passed away in Bargarh district on Friday. He was 102-year-old.

Pradhan breathed his last at Panimora village under Sohela block in the district. He was suffering from age-related ailments.

Pradhan had participated in the Quit India Movement. He was the last freedom fighter from the famed freedom fighters’ village.

Pradhan had yesterday tested positive for COVID-19 at VIMSAR, Burla.

He was one of the 32 persons from the village who took part in the Quit India Movement and was imprisoned.

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