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 is the nearest railway station for visitors.
Nandurbar is well connected to Nashik city and Surat city as well. From Nashik city Nandurbar distance is 194 KM by road whereas from Surat city the distance is 174 KM.