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Martyr's Memorial
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Martyr's Memorial
Used for those deceased
Established August 15, 1947
Location 25°36′28.77″N 85°10′03.06″E / 25.6079917°N 85.1675167°E / 25.6079917; 85.1675167
near Patna, Bihar, India
Designed by Deviprasad Roychoudhry
Total commemorated Seven brave young men
Burials by nation
Burials by war
To the Seven brave young men who sacrificed their lives in the Quit India movement, while attempting to hoist the national flag.
Statistics source: Official site of Patna

The Martyr's Memorial also known as Shaheed Smarak is a life-size statue of seven brave young men who sacrificed their lives in the Quit India movement(August 1942), to hoist the national flag on the (now) Secretariat building. The foundation stone of Martyr's Memorial was laid on August 15, 1947, by the governor of Bihar, Mr. Jairam Das Daulatram. The sculptor Mr. Deviprasad Roychoudhry built the bronze statue of the seven students with the national flag. These statues were cast in Italy and later placed here.[1] Martyr's Memorial is situated outside the Secretariat building in Patna.[2][3]

List engraved names on Martyr's Memorial

Following are the martyrs, whose names are engraved on Martyr's Memorial.

  • Umakant Prasad Sinha(Raman Ji) - Ram Mohan Roy Seminary,class IX, Narendrapur, Saran
  • Ramanand Singh - Ram Mohan Roy Seminary, class IX, Sahadat Nagar (at present Dhanarua), Patna
  • Satish Prasad Jha - Patna Collegiate School, class X, Khadahara, Bhagalpur
  • Jagatpati Kumar - Bihar National College, 2nd year, Kharati, Aurangabad
  • Devipada Choudhry - Miller High English School, class IX, Silhat, Jamalpur
  • Rajendra Singh - Patna High English School, matric class, Banwari Chak, Saran
  • Ramgovind Singh - Punpun High English School, matric class IX, Dasharatha, Patna

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