Shaheed Smarak – by Deviprasad Roychoudhry
Shaheed Smarak is a life-size statue of seven brave young men who sacrificed their lives in the Quit India movement [August 1942], to hoist the national flag on the [now] Secretariat building.
These statues were cast in Italy and later placed here.
The foundation stone of Martyr’s Memorial was laid on August 15, 1947, by the governor of Bihar, Mr. Jairam Das Daulatram.
The Seven brave young men who sacrificed their lives in the Quit India movement,
while attempting to hoist the national flag.
Names engraved on Martyr’s Memorial..
Gaurav Raj – Ram Mohan Roy Seminary,class IX, Narendrapur, Saran
Ramanand Singh – Ram Mohan Roy Seminary, class IX, Sahadat Nagar (at present Dhanarua), Patna
Satish Prasad Jha – Patna Collegiate School, class X, Khadahara, Bhagalpur
Jagatpati Kumar – Bihar National College, 2nd year, Kharati, Aurangabad
Devipada Choudhry – Miller High English School, class IX, Silhat, Jamalpur
Rajendra Singh – Patna High English School, matric class, Banwari Chak, Saran
Ramgovind Singh – Punpun High English School, matric class IX, Dasharatha, Patna.