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Bhatt Akshayadhan Mathurarey

(1914 – 1942) – (Maharashtra)

Sh. Bhatt (Aged 28) worked as a hawker born in Bombay, Maharashtra, India, in 1914. He was deeply moved by the call of Gandhiji at the August Kranti Maidan (Gowalia Tank Maidan) and became a part of the Quit India movement in 1942.

On 12 August 1942, while participating in a demonstration in Bombay, he was struck by police gunfire and sustained severe bullet wounds. Sadly, he succumbed to his injuries on the same day.