Major Durga Malla was born on 1 July 1913 at village Doiwala in the Dehradun district of Uttaranchal. Durga Malla had drawn inspiration from the poet and social reformer Subedar-Major Bahadur Singh Baral and the musician and playwright Mitra Sen Thapa.
Countless Gorkhas have fought and made sacrifices for our beloved nation. From the freedom struggle to the heights of Kargil, Gorkhas have always been at the forefront in the defence of our country. Shaheed Durga Malla belongs to the front rank of Gorkha heroes martyred for the cause of our country’s freedom. He epitomized the fighting spirit and ardent patriotism of Indian Gorkhas.
On the occasion of the 106th birth anniversary of INA Freedom Fighter Shaheed Durga Malla, a memorial ceremony was organized at the statue of Major Durga Malla in the Parliamentary Premises.
On 14th June 2019, a historical event was organised by Pratiman Singh Lama Salig Nirman Samiti, Kurseong Municipality commemorating 129th Birth Anniversary of Veteran National Freedom Fighter & Writer of First Original Nepali Novel ‘Mahakal Jasoos’ – Shri Pratiman Singh Lama.
On June 8, 1891, freedom fighter Subedar Niranjan Chhetri was hanged to death in Manipur for waging war against British occupation. He is also the first freedom from Gorkha community to die in India’s freedom struggle.
As a community, the Gorkha contribution towards India’s freedom struggle is unparalleled, however, due to lack of proper platform, time and again our community is…