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Freedom Fighter Bisa Bom Singhpo’s Kin Feted

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HT Correspondent

MARGHERITA, Aug 14: As a part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, noted social worker Bisa Nong Singpho, the great grandson of freedom fighter and chief of the Singpho clan late Bisa Bom Singhpo, was honoured by the Office of the Sub-Divisional (civil) officer, Margherita at his residence located at Bisa Gaon, Margherita on Sunday.

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Freedom fighter Bisa Bom Singhpo was one of the pioneering leaders who revolted against the British government. He was captured in the year 1830 and later sent to Dhaka jail. The Bisa Gaon is also known for another revolutionary leader of the same clan late Bisa Gam, who was also captured by the British in the year 1843 and imprisoned for life in Dibrugarh Jail.

On Sunday, Bisa Nong Singhpho was presented with a phoolam gamosha and national flag by Binay Kumar Deka, sub divisional agriculture officer, Margherita and Gurmeet Suri, sub divisional information and public relation officer, Margherita.

The administrative officers were accompanied by Sankardev High School, Ledo retired headmaster and journalist Jagat Changmai and others.


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