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Abdul Khalique

South Andaman, Andaman & Nicobar Islands

January 10, 2022 to January 31, 2022

Abdul Khalique was born on 26 August 1921 at Aberdeen Bazaar, Port Blair, the Andaman Islands; s/o Abdul Rauf. He was an employee in the Meteorological Department under the British Administration. He joined the Indian Independence League at Port Blair and started working for its financial and political advancement. He was arrested by the Japanese forces during their occupation of the Islands (1942-45) on the charge of spying for the British on 22 January 1943. Kept in Cellular Jail, he was shot dead by the Japanese Firing Squad on 30 March 1943 near Dugnabad Shore.

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