Tribute to Shaheed Major Durga Malla - The 1st Gorkha Soldier who sacrificed his life for Independence
Shaheed Major Durga Malla was the first Gorkha soldier from Indian Gorkha ethnic group in Indian National Army (INA) to sacrifice his life for the cause of Indian Independence. Malla was born in July 1913 at Doiwala near Dehradun. He was the eldest son of Nb Sub Ganga Malla.
People offering tribute to the brave-heart at Salbari in Siliguri. A road here has been named after the Martyr.