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1946 Noakhali Pogrom: Atrocities on Hindus (6)

 

Freedom Fighter Lalmohan Sen was killed trying to save the Hindus of Sandwip from a Muslim mob. 

Like a pack of wild dogs they hunted the lion…

‘According to eyewitnesses, the attackers used petrol to set the houses on fire. In the remote island of Sandwip, which had no motor cars, petrol was imported from the mainland to set the houses on fire. According to Rakesh Batabyal, the use of petrol and kerosene indicates the premeditated and organised nature of the attacks.’

– [Sengupta, Subhodh Chandra; Basu, Anjali, eds. (January 2002). “লালমোহন সেন” [Lalmohan Sen]. Samsad Bangali Charitabhidhan (Bibliographical Dictionary) (in Bengali). Volume 1 (4th ed.). Kolkata: Shishu Sahitya Samsad. p. 501. ISBN 8185626650.]

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