Sahid Smruti Stambha, Papadahandi, Nabarangpur

Sahid Smruti Stambha

The Sahid Smruti Stambha is situated at the bank of the river Tuni near Papadahandi. The Smrutistamba is 12 km distance from Nabarangpur. During the Quit India Movement on 24 August 1942, 19 freedom fighters died while fighting with British soldiers during the march towards Dabugam under the leadership of Madhab Pradhan. Smruti Stambha was constructed to keep it in memory of Sahid. Sahid Divas is observed Every year on 24 August. The spot still commemorates the freedom-loving people of the by gone era. (Source)