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Dina Nath Zadoo and Kanti Chandra Zadoo

Anantnag, Jammu & Kashmir

November 12, 2021 to December 30, 2021

Dina Nath Zadoo and Kanti Chandra Zadoo were born in 1916 and 1918, respectively, to Prof. Jagaddhar Zadoo (the first Kashmiri scholar to work with Japanese and Russian Sanskrit scholars).

Dina Nath Zadoo worked as the Captain in the Indian National Army (INA). He fought at Malaysia. He died in 1986 in India.

Kanti Chandra Zadoo was the Personal Secretary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose. He is believed to have been on board the same aircraft which mysteriously crashed in the year 1945, resulting in the death of Subhash Chandra Bose and Kanti Chandra both (Although, for many people the death of Netaji has been a bone of contention in the history of Indian freedom struggle).