Shaheed Smarak

The Martyrs’ Memorial or Shaheed Smarak is located near the eastern gate of the Legislative Assembly of Bihar. This memorial is a life-size statue commemorating seven young freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the country.

The Quit India Movement was the culmination of the Indian freedom struggle that marked a new high in terms of the participation of the masses.
During this movement on 11 August 1942 seven brave young freedom fighters sacrifice their lives while attempting to hoist the national flag on the eastern gate of the Patna secretariat.
The Martyrs’ memorial or Shaheed Smark is a humble tribute to those seven brave young men who got martyrdom during freedom struggle.
The Martyrs’ memorial is also noted for its splendid sculptural work. Noted sculptor Devi Prasad Roychoudhry sculpted this bronze statue which was cast in Italy.
List engraved names on Martyrs’ Memorial
Umakant Prasad Sinha – Ram Mohan Roy Seminary, class IX
Ramanand Singh – Ram Mohan Roy Seminary, class IX
Satish Prasad Jha– Patna Collegiate School, class X
Jagatpati Kumar – Bihar National College, 2nd year
Devipada Choudhry – Miller High English School, class IX
Rajendra Singh – Patna High English School, matric class
Ramgovind Singh – Punpun High English School, matric class IX 

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  1. I bow in reverence to all seven braves. I wish I should have gone through same fate and died for my country.

  2. I am, with my countrymen, proud on the name of such youngsters of our country who sacrificed their valuable life for their nation. It is unique example in the world.
    B K Tiwary, Rosera (Samastipur)

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