Contribution of Freedom Fighter Devi Das Gulzar Acknowledged

Freedom fighter Devi Das Gulzar

Hamirpur, (QNN)

The Contribution of Freedom Fighter Devi Das Gulzar was Acknowledged by the postal department as it released a ticket on freedom fighter at his native town Nadaun near here today. assistant superintendent of post Sandeep Dharmani handed over the ticket to the family of the freedom fighter. He said that the Rs.  Five ticket was released to acknowledge and honour the contribution of Devi Das Gulzar in freedom struggle of the country.The plate of ticket was received by Nishpaksh Bharti son, and Neelam daughter –in –law of DD Gulzar.

Sandeep Dharmani said that department had released postal ticket on the celebration of Amrit Mahotsav. Gulzar was probably first person of the district to get this rare honour.

Nispaksh Bharti son of freedom fighter Devi Das Gulzar told that Gulzar ji was born on April 30, 1929 at Nadaun. His mother died when Gulzar was only one year old. He moved to Lahore at with his father Dasondi Ram. He started participating in revolutionary activities in 1945 when Gulzar was studying in class eight.  He told that Gulzar met Munshi Ahmaddeen, Asif Ali and Raj Chadda there. Gulzar’s first act was his attack on the car of governor that brought him to light. He  was in class nine that time. Gulzar was arrested along with 12 revolutionists when he went to receive Jai Prakash Narayan at Lahore railway station. Gulzar continued his studies and later severed as teacher after independence. He had mastered languages including Urdu, Punjabi, Persian, Hindi and English. He wrote fiction and poetry in Urdu and Persian. On January 26, 2011 he breathed his last at Nadaun.