Captain Lakshmi Sehgal Passes Away:A Philatelic Salute

By R.K.Mishra

\"\"Captain Lakshmi Sehgal, who was part of Netaji  Subhash Chandra  Bose\’s Indian National Army, died at Kanpur today  following a brief illness.Sehgal (97), breathed her last at a private hospital at 11.20am, her daughter and noted CPM leader Subhashini Ali said.
Sehgal, who was ill for some time, was admitted to the hospital on July 19 after she suffered a heart attack at her residence in Civil Lines area here. She was kept on life support system.
She was very active during the Independence movement and had commanded the \’Rani of Jhansi Regiment\’ of the  INA formed by Bose.A doctor by profession, Sehgal was working as a medical practitioner and a social worker. She was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 1998.

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One Response to Captain Lakshmi Sehgal Passes Away:A Philatelic Salute

  1. Sudhir Jain says:

    How it is “Philatelic Salute” ? It would have been appriciated if any stamp / cover related to Azad Hind, I.N.A., Netaji etc. exhibited with this write up.

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