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Col Nizamuddin who drove around Netaji dies at 116

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose's driver and INA veteran 'Colonel' Nizamuddin died in his native village of Dhakwa in Azamgarh after a prolonged illness

By: PTI | Azamgarh |
February 6, 2017 8:40:05 pm
Col Nizamuddin (File Photo) Col Nizamuddin (File Photo)

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose’s driver and INA veteran ‘Colonel’ Nizamuddin died on Monday in his native village of Dhakwa in Azamgarh after a prolonged illness.

Born in 1901, Nizamuddin was over 116 years old. He is survived by his wife Ajbul Nisha, three sons and two daughters. His youngest son Sheikh Akram was by his side when the end came in the early hours today.

‘Colonel’ Nizamuddin, who had served in the Indian National Army from 1943-45, had proclaimed himself as one of the most trusted lieutenants of Netaji.

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