The Union Home Minister inaugurated the Kaushambi Mahotsav-2023 and paid tribute to Durga Bhabhi.
- Kaushambi Mahotsav-2023 is a sports festival.
- It is organized by the Member of Parliament.
- These Khel Mahotsavs give platforms to young players to showcase their talent
- About 16000 youths online applied to participate in the ‘Sansad Khelkood Spardha’
- Sansad Khelkood Spardha: started by the Members of Parliament.
- Durga Devi was a freedom fighter from Kaushambi.
- She was fondly called ‘Durga Bhabhi’.
- She was an active member of the Naujawan Bharat Sabha.
- On 8 October 1930, she fired on a British sergeant and his wife near the police station in South Bombay’s Lamington Road, before escaping.
- The shooting was to avenge the death sentence awarded to Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru.
- she opened a school in Lucknow for poor children.