Bhagat Singh’s 115th birth anniversary today; Interesting Facts About the Freedom Fighter
Bhagat Singh was profoundly affected by the slaughter at Jallianwala Bagh. He made the decision to live his life serving the country at an early age.
THE 115TH BIRTHDAY OF BHAGAT SINGH: As one of the greatest figures in the Indian freedom struggle, Bhagat Singh was born on September 28, 1907, in Banga, a pre-partition Punjab town. He earned martyrdom at the age of 23 after refusing to submit to the crimes of the British Empire. On March 23, 1931, the British Empire put Bhagat Singh and his friends Rajguru and Sukhdev to death.
We examine some fascinating facts about Bhagat Singh and comments from the great freedom warrior on this, the 115th anniversary of his birth.
- Kishan Singh and Vidyavati were the parents of Bhagat Singh. Political engagement in his family’s past. The Khala High School in Lahore’s allegiance to the British empire was not something Bhagat Singh’s grandfather supported. Bhagat Singh was thus accepted into an Arya Samaj school.
- Bhagat Singh was greatly affected by the Jallianwala Bagh atrocity. He made the decision to live his life in service of the nation at an early age.
- He registered in Lahore’s National College in 1923. When he was in college, Bhagat Singh was a talented student who received numerous honours and accolades.
- His revolutionary ideas were stoked by Marxist doctrines, which were a major impact on him.
- The Hindustan Socialist Republican Association welcomed him. Bhagat Singh supported the violent overthrow of the British government in India and was a member of the Young Revolutionary Movement.
- The Central Legislative Assembly was attacked by Bhagat Singh and his comrades using low-grade explosives. The explosions were not intended to do harm; rather, they were carried out to secure an arrest that would enable the perpetrators to advocate for India’s liberation in public.
- He was later found guilty of the crime and executed by hanging.
Bhagat Singh inspirational quotes
1. “Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birth right of all”
2. “They may kill me, but they cannot kill my ideas. They can crush my body, but they will not be able to crush my spirit”.
3. “I am full of ambition and hope and charm of life. But I can renounce everything at the time of need’
4. “If the deaf have to hear, the sound has to be very loud”
5. “Merciless criticism and independent thinking are two traits of revolutionary thinking. Lovers, lunatics and poets are made of the same stuff”
6. “May the sun in his course visit no land freer, happier, more lovely, than this our own country.”
7. “Revolution is an inalienable right of mankind. Freedom is an imperishable birthright of all. Labour is the real sustainer of society.”