31-07-2012: Durga Prasad Chaudhary India Stamp


Durga Prasad Chaudhary was a freedom fighter captain. He was born on 18th December 1906 in Neemkathana, Sikar district of Rajasthan. His father’s name was Muralidhar Chaudhary and elder brother’s name was Shri. Ramnarayan Chaudhary was a great leader of his time. Durga Prasad Chaudhary actively participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement on the call of Mahatma Gandhi. Remembering his contributions, India Post Department released Durga Prasad Chaudhary India Stamp. He was not only an ardent freedom fighter but also a fearless journalist. In 1936, he used his newspaper ‘Navjyoti’ to protest against foreign rule. Durga Prasad Choudhary was kept under house arrest from 1936 to 1940 along with Jwala Prasad ji and Ram Singh ji due to their activities. 

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