19 May, Inaruwa- The Madhes uprising’s freedom fighter, Badilal Mahato, passed away on Thursday evening.
Mahato drew his last breath at his own residence in Inaruwa – 2 in Sunsari. Mahato and his son had made huge contributions during the democratic and Madhes uprisings.
His son Hari Mahato had achieved martyrdom in police firing during the democratic uprising in 2005/06. Mahato became known as the father of martyr following the death of his son.
His final rites will be carried out today, according to family members. He is a member of the Madhesi Janadhikar Forum – Democratic and has been advocating for the identity and rights of Madhes.