Monday, December 21, 2009

Indian freedom movement’s heroic son, Bhagat Singh Shaheed

Red Diary, December 20, 2009

Disturbed to life by the atrocious massacre at Jallianwala Bagh (Amritsar) in 1919, disillusioned by the national political leaders who recoiled the promising Non-Cooperation Movement in 1922, alarmed by the rising religious divisions and reactionary rhetoric in the mainstream politics, and motivated by the Bolshevik Revolution of workers and peasants of Russia of 1917, Bhagat Singh and his compatriots entered the political scene of India and became the icon of the aspirations of the people of India in no time. Their aim was to bring a revolution that would not only end the colonial British regime but would also lay the foundations of a system that shall combat all forms of injustices. It was for these crimes that Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev were hanged by the rulers of British colonialism on 23rd of March, 1931, at Lahore Camp Jail. Bhagat Singh was only 23 years old at the time of his hanging.

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1 comment:

Dr Nasir Khan said...

My solute to Comrade Bhagat Singh!
Long live our Comrade Bhagat Singh Shaheed!! Eternal glory to our Shaheed-e-Azam!!!

Dear Comrade, you live in my heart as a blazing fire, igniting revolutionary zeal against all oppressive social and political forces. You will be there till my last breath.

Comrade brother Bhagat Singh, you were one of those who by offering his young life for the sake of the freedom of India from British imperial yoke kindled revolutioanry zeal in our people.

All freedom-loving people thank you. I certainly do.