Balu Ram Bijarnia

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Balu Ram Bijarnia (बालूराम बिजारणिया) was a freedom fighter and farmer from Dhankoli village in Didwana tehsil of Nagaur district in Rajasthan. He struggled against Jagirdars. The farmers had called a meeting at Dabra on 13 March 1947. Rajput Jagirdars had gathered here heavily armed to stop the meeting. Many farmers from Dhankoli had reached Dabra in favour of Jagirdars but the only farmer from Dhankoli who was against Jagirdars and reached Dabra was Balu Ram Bjarnia. There was a bloody encounter of freedom fighters and the Jagirdars. Balu Ram Bijarnia got heavily injured and was rushed to Jodhpur hospital. He was calling Jagirdars down till he became faint.

Balu Ram Bijarnia’s family members at present include his son Bega Ram Bijarnia and Ugama Ram. Bega Ram Bijarnia was a ward panch. Subedar Ugama Ram was born in 1930. He is retired from army and engaged in social services.

References

  • M.K Azad:Dhankoli Aaj Tak, 2004, p.202

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