Raghupati Sahai alias Firaq, a freedom fighter & a poet, is a well known name in Urdu literature. He was born here in 28th August, 1896. A memorial is built in his ancestral village Banwapar, near Deidiha. This village, where his smarak can be seen, is located at a distance of about 10 km from Gola, 2 km from Deidiha & about 60 km from Gorakhpur (NH-29) & can be accessed via Gorakhpur-Gola-Deidiha road from Gorakhpur. The building of the smarak is not well maintained & the memorial does not attract many visitors.