Lakshmi Sahgal

Politician

1914 – 2012

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Who was Lakshmi Sahgal?

Lakshmi Sahgal; 24 October 1914 – 23 July 2012 was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Affairs in the Azad Hind government. Sahgal is commonly referred to in India as Captain Lakshmi, a reference to her rank when taken prisoner in Burma during the Second World War.

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Born
Oct 24, 1914
Chennai
Siblings
Spouses
Children
Religion
  • Atheism
Ethnicity
  • Tamil
Nationality
  • India
Profession
Education
  • Madras Medical College
Lived in
  • Kanpur
Died
Jul 23, 2012
Kanpur

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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