Shirish Kumar Mehta Nandurbar
Mahatma Gandhi started the Quit India movement against the British in 1942. Shirishkumar was leading a procession protesting against the government in Nandurbar. The police had set up barricades at Mangal Bazar area. The police launched a Lathi charge on the protesters as soon as procession reached them. Shirishkumar had the Tiranga, the Indian national flag. The police opened fire when their Lathi charge could not stop the procession. Shirishkumar was killed on the spot. With him, Dhansukhlal Wani, Ghanshyam Das, Shashidhar Ketkar, and Laldas also died on the same spot.
How to Reach :
Aurangabad is the nearest airport and from Aurangabad, state transport and also private tourist buses, and taxis are easily available to reach Toranmal. Aurangabad well connected by air to most of the major cities in the country.
Nandurbar at a distance of 76km is the nearest railway station and Dondaicha is at a distance of 75km from the Shahada town. For tourist traveling from Mumbai Dhule (90km) and Chalisgaon (145km) are better options. Prerana Express, Malda Town – Surat Weekly Express, and Chennai Jodhpur Express are some of the trains that halt at Nundurbar.
Nandurbar is at a distance of around 40km from Shahada city which is about 200 km from Surat and 160km from Nasik. State transport buses from Dhule,Shahada to Nandurbar are easily available.