Annie Mascarene: A freedom fighter erased from history

  • | Thursday | 15th August, 2019

Gopika IS ByExpress News ServiceTHIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With yet another Independence Day around, Annie Mascarene, the braveheart freedom fighter from Thiruvananthapuram, is among those names that the passage of time has not been kind to. Her family, which maintains the Annie Mascarene Square in Vazhuthacaud, feels that even when there is a statue of her in the square, her legacy is long gone and forgotten. According to them, she was among those freedom fighters who were overshadowed and now obliterated from history due to disregard from the part of authorities. Annie Mascarene“The younger generation does not know who Annie Mascarene is. The place was named Annie Mascarene Square way back in 1963 and still people don’t recognise the name.

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