Freedom struggle legend had recovered from Covid-19 recently
Centenarian HS Doreswamy who had recently recovered from Covid-19, died due to cardiac arrest at Jayadeva institute of cardiology on Wednesday afternoon at 1.30pm.
Born on April 10, 1918, Harohalli Srinivasaiah Doreswamy took a plunge in the freedom struggle by taking part in the Quit India movement, and was jailed for 14 months from 1943 to 1944.
Gandhian, teacher, journalist
The Gandhian had also participated in the ‘Mysuru Chalo’ movement to compel the Mysuru Maharaja to accede to the Indian State post-Independence.
A Bachelor of Science from Central College, Bengaluru, he was into the teaching profession and tried his hand at journalism by bringing out a newspaper called ‘Pauravani’.
The centenarian remained vocally committed to the ideals of the Independence movement and the welfare of the common citizen of India till the very end.
ಹಿರಿಯ ಸ್ವಾತಂತ್ರ್ಯ ಹೋರಾಟಗಾರರು, ಗಾಂಧೀವಾದಿ, ಪತ್ರಕರ್ತ, ಸಮಾಜ ಸೇವಕರು, ನಾಡುನುಡಿ ಜನಪರ ಕಾಳಜಿಗಳಿಗೆ ಸದಾ ಧ್ವನಿಯಾಗಿದ್ದ ಶತಾಯುಷಿ ಹೆಚ್.ಎಸ್.ದೊರೆಸ್ವಾಮಿ ವಿಧಿವಶರಾದ ಸುದ್ದಿ ಕೇಳಿ ಅತೀವ ದುಃಖವಾಗಿದೆ. ಅವರ ಆತ್ಮಕ್ಕೆ ಸದ್ಗತಿಯನ್ನು ಪ್ರಾರ್ಥಿಸುತ್ತಾ, ದೇವರು ಅವರ ಕುಟುಂಬದವರಿಗೆ ನೋವನ್ನು ಭರಿಸುವ ಶಕ್ತಿ ನೀಡಲಿ ಎಂದು ಕೋರುತ್ತೇನೆ.— B.S. Yediyurappa (@BSYBJP) May 26, 2021