Pandit Ram Sanehi Shukla, the veteran freedom fighter died at the age of 98 at Sahebpur Village under Madiyahon tehsil on 3 January 2013. Shukla, who was a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, died after surviving a long illness. The last rites of the freedom fighter were performed at the Manikarnika Ghat of Varanashi with full state honour.
About Pandit Ram Sanehi Shukla
• Pandit Ram Sanehi Shukla was an eminent freedom fighter and a follower of Mahatma Gandhi
• He joined the freedom struggle as a student and was jailed several times in his life