Freedom Fighter Hema Bharali Struggling for Life on Eve of her 101st Bday
GUWAHATI: Assam born freedom fighter and Padma Shri Hema Bharali will be 101 years tomorrow, February 19.
It is to be mentioned that currently Bharali is admitted in Nemcare Hospital and needs serious medical attaention. Reportedly, Bharali is also in dire need of financial assistance.
Born on 19 February 1919, Hema Bharali is an Indian freedom activist, social worker, Sarvodaya leader and Gandhian, known for her contributions for the empowerment of women and efforts towards the upliftment of the socially and financially challenged sections of the society.
The Government of India awarded her the fourth highest civilian honour of the Padma Shri, in 2005, for her contributions to Indian society.