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Sushila Didi

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March 10, 2022 to March 10, 2023

She was born on 5 March 1905 in pre-partition Punjab. Under the influence of Bhagwati Charan Vohra, she joined Hindustan Socialist Republican Association/ Army and helped the revolutionaries in various ways including sheltering Bhagat Singh in Calcutta after the assassination of Saunders in December 1928. Sushila married another freedom fighter, Shyam Mohan. After independence, she remained President of the Delhi Congress. She passed away on 13 January 1963.