Jan 31, 2012

Shyam Narayan Singh stamps & FDC from INDIA

FDC Name:Shyam Narayan Singh
Issue Date:24th JAN'2012
Shyam Narayan Singh was a courageous freedom fighter and long serving legislator from Bihar. He is also remembered for his association with first President Dr Rajendra Prasad Singh and first Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru and other leaders of the era.

He was targeted by the British authorities and starting with a nine-month prison term in 1937, he came into confrontation with the foreign rulers on many occasions. He also carried a shoot at sight order during the 1942 Quit India Movement.

Singh grasped the significance of electoral politics early, and was a member of the Legislature for many years, starting from 1937.

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