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  • 17 June, 2022

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ANJALI PONNUSAMY

ANJALI PONNUSAMY

  • The Prime Minister has condoled the passing away of the distinguished Indian National Army Veteran Anjalai Ponnusamy from Malaysia.
  • Though she was not born in India (but in Malaysia), she joined the INA’s Rani of Jhansi regiment, at the age of 21 (1943).

[INA’s Rani of Jhansi regiment is the first Women’s army in the world.]

  • She has the experience of following the troops up to the Burma-India Border in the effort to free India from British Rule.
  • She was also awarded the title “Veera Thaai” (Valiant Mother) by the Netaji Subash Chandra Bose Service Centre, Malaysia.

Source: The Hindu


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