Veteran freedom fighter Ghelubhai Naik passed away

Legendary social activist and freedom fighter Ghelubhai Naik passed away on 16 January 2015 following a brief illness in Dang District, Gujarat.

Created On: Jan 16, 2015 18:23 IST

Legendary social activist and freedom fighter Ghelubhai Naik passed away on 16 January 2015 following a brief illness in Dang District, Gujarat. He was 90.

Ghelubhai Naik
• Ghelubhai was close to Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and started his activity in Dang District as a Sarvodaya worker in 1948.
• He was famously known for his Gandhian acts and had also set up Swaraj ashram for pioneering the education activity for the upliftment of the tribal people.
• Naik was also known for changing the names of thousands of tribal people, who were earlier bearing names like Ravio, Thagio, Nariyo etc.

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