HRUSIKESH SAHOO, FREEDOM FIGHTER
AT- LAXMI BAZAR, DHENKANAL
Hrusikesh Sahoo was born on 12.06.1912 in the village Mahulpada of Bhuban Thana. He was influenced by the Freedom Movement under the leadership of Mahatma Gandhi, Malati Choudhury. In the year 1936 he joined public works department of Orissa Government as Store keeper and then worked as Cashier. In the year 1938 he associated himself in Prajamandal Andolana. At the time of Prajamandal Meeting at Hatatota, he took the responsibility of collecting foods for members of Prajamandal. There was police report against him for active participation in the Prajamandal movement. In the year 1942 at the time of Quite India Movement he was suspended from his job by Dhenkanal Government.