My thoughts are on thousands who struggle to end their tyranny in North Africa and Middle East.
8th August 1942, Bombay
(With these words, Mahatma Gandhi inaugurated the Quit India Movement, ushering in a new phase in the glorious struggle for our Nation’s freedom.)
Harking to these words immediately, seven students set out to hoist the National flag in Patna. The British mercilessly shot them. 'Martyrs’ Memorial' sculptured by Shri Devi Prosad Roy Chowdhury, outside the Secretariat Building at Patna dramatise their bold act.
Stamp and photos from personal collection