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Fatima Sughra, the lady who pulled down Union Jack from Civil Secretariat Lahore in 1947, passes away – Daily Pakistan

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Lahore – Fatima Sughra, a forgotten feminine heroic determine of Pakistan Independence motion handed away on Sunday night time. Her Namaz e Janaza will likely be held in Johar city after Zohar Prayer and will likely be buried in Miani Sahib graveyard. Mrs. Sughra, on the time of her departure, was 86 years previous.

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Fatima Sughra, on the age of 14 years previous, pulled down Union Jack from Civil secretariat Lahore and changed it with the inexperienced flag of Muslim League. This brave act of hoisting of Muslim League flag on Civil Secretariat gate was a golden chapter of nationwide historical past.

The rebellious act of a younger woman towards the then govt. turned an enormous image of independence. In recognition of her companies in direction of the Independence motion, she was awarded a gold medal and Life achievement award by Pakistan Actions Employees Belief and authorities of Pakistan, respectively.

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