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Candle light tribute paid to undivided India's forgotten freedom war leader Sorihya Badshah
Undivided India's forgotten freedom war leader Sorihya Badshah and his martyred fellow fighters were paid candle light tribute in Delhi on the occasion of Freedom Martyrs Day in India. The event was organized by the refugee activists Zulfiqar Shah, which was also attended by some other Indian activists.

Some activists from India and Sindhi refugees paid homage and tribute to the Pir Pagara Sorihya Badshah yesterday, on 30 January 2014. Soriah Badshah, who was a comrade of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and Commander of Hur Force, waged war against British Raj in India during the Second World War.

British forces killed at least five thousand Sindhi combatants during 1940-1943 and a British Judge led military-court awarded death sentenced. He was hanged in the Central Jail of Hyderabad, Sindh, than a state of India.

Around twenty thousand families of Sindhi combatants were kept in the concentration camps established by the British in Sindh, Rajasthan, and West Bengal. British buried him secretly at an unknown place, and his burial place is still being undisclosed by Pakistan and India.

The tragic episode of this heroic freedom war was when the successive Government of Pakistan hanged a few dozen Hur Freedom fighters during 1947-1965 according to the death sentence verdict given by the military-courts of the British Army during 1943-1946.

The officials of British Indian Army, Wasal Mohammad, who took leading role in countering freedom war in Sindh, was promoted to the designations of Major General in the Pakistan Army. Similarly, commodore Asghar Khan, who later on was promoted as Chief of Air Staff of Pakistan Air Force despite the fact he led the aircraft bombardment campaign on Sindhi villages during the war.

The participants included Kunwar Kamal, veteran Sansar Chand, Fatima Shah and scores of others. Some students of Delhi University and the participants requested Government of India for disclosing the information of the burial as well as details of the Hur War.

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