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Bihar Archives to soon publish documents, literature banned by British Raj

Rare documents and images, including a graphic depiction of the hanging of Bhagat Singh and his two aides Rajguru and Sukhdev, which were banned during the colonial era, are now being published in three huge volumes.

Titled, ‘Teen Shaheed’ (three martyrs), the lithographed image published in Calcutta (now Kolkata) also depicts a cell filled with revolutionaries behind them and on the right side shows a ship full of people being transported to ‘Kala Pani’ (Cellular Jail in Andaman Island) ..

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