Meet The Leaders: Pritilata Waddedar

PRITILATA WADDEDAR
May 5, 1911 – Sept 24, 1932

First Female martyr of the 20th century

First in her class amongst the women, and joins Bethune College

Becomes head-mistress of the Nandankanan School in Chittagong

Joins the movement during the guerilla warfare phase

After Nirmal Sen’s death, attacks the “Pahartoli European Club” – the nerve-center of the British Army planners

After a successful take-over, commits suicide by swallowing potassium cyanide capsule (after being surrounded)

Pritlata Waddedar is played by a mesmerizing and ethereal Vega Tamotia (Saroja, Pasanga, Aamras, Vaanam …)

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