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Prem Krishan Khanna

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March 10, 2022 to March 10, 2023

He was born on 2 January 1894 in a rich family of Raibahadur Ramkishan Khanna in Lahore. He joined the Congress party and participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1921. He was close to Ram Prasad Bismil and joined Hindustan Republican Association/ Army. He was convicted in the Kakori conspiracy case and sentenced to a five-year jail term. After his release from jail, he gifted all his personal property to Ram Prasad Bismil Memorial Trust, Shahjahanpur, and built many institutions in the name of Kakori. He was a bachelor and died just six months before completion of hundred years on 3 August 1993.