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Unsung hero Babu Mool Chand Jain displayed at Chennai airport

Ministry of Civil Aviation

September 12, 2022

Heartiest congratulations on the occasion of Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. In history, during this month, we remember Babu Mool Chand Jain on his death anniversary on 12th of September.

Babu Mool Chand Jain was born on 20th August 1915. He is often referred to as “Gandhi of Haryana”. He was born in the village-Sikanderpur Majra of Tehsil-Gohana, Sonipat, Haryana. He started his law practice in Gohana and became a volunteer for the freedom movement. He involved himself in the non-violent freedom movement in 1937. In 1939, he was left unconscious during ‘AsodhaSatyagrah’ by assailants thinking him as dead. He also participated and courted arrest in the Individual Civil Disobedience Movement in 1941 and continued his active participation in the freedom movement. He remained deeply involved in the ‘Bhoodaan and Sarvodaya Movement. He died on 12th September 1997.