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Freedom fighter Ratan Lal Joshi is dead
New Delhi | September 19, 2006 10:53:13 AM IST
 
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Well-known freedom fighter and journalist Ratan Lal Joshi died in Mumbai today, family sources said here.

He was 84 and is survived by four sons and two daughters.

Joshi joined the freedom struggle at the age of 18 in 1940 and was imprisoned during the Quit India Movement.

He received his first training as a journalist from Kishorelal Bhai Mashrulawa, the chief editor of the 'Harijan'.

Author of several books on freedom-fighters, Joshi was till recently Secretary, All-India Freedom Fighters' Organisation, New Delhi, Presidium member of Rajasthan Freedom Fighters’ Organisation, Jaipur and Founder-President of Sahheed Smarak Eavam Swadhinata Sangram Shodh Sansthan, Jaipur.

In his role as a journalist, Joshi edited 'Bhai-Bahin' (Children’s monthly), 'Samaj Sewak' (weekly), 'Veer Bhoomi' (monthly), 'Rajasthan' (fortnightly), 'Rajasthan Samaj' (weekly) and 'Kul Lakshmi' (monthly).

He also compiled, edited and published several books, including Lal kile main, Krantikari Prerane Ke Srot and Mrityunjayee.

Joshi was born at Churu (Rajasthan) on June 28, 1922.

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