Definition : Freedom Fighter means a person who suffered for six months or more imprisonment or detention (including internment) or remained under ground after issue of warrants to avoid arrest for participating in a recognized National movement or became permanently incapacitated due to firing or lathi charge etc or lost his job or means of livelihood or a part or whole of his property on account of participation in the National Movement before 15th August 1947 (upto 1-9-1949 in case of erst-while princely states employees only) recognized by the State Govt. for emanicipation in India.

Reservation of Vacancies : 1% of vacancies to be filled in by direct appointment in the State Civil Services are reserved for the children, paternal or maternal grandsons and granddaughters of Freedom Fighters.

Registration : Children, paternal or maternal grand children of freedom fighters, who produce a certificate issued by the Deputy Commissioners, are registered as freedom fighters.

Last modified date : 16-05-2017
Updated On: 03/04/2021 - 15:12