Important Dates Born: September 27, 1907 Martyrdom: March 23, 1931 Assembly Blast: April 8, 1929
Achievements: Shaheed Bhagat Singh gave a new direction to revolutionary movement in India. Formed ' Naujavan Bharat Sabha ' to spread the message of revolution in Punjab. F ormed ' Hindustan Samajvadi Prajatantra Sangha ' along with Chandrasekhar Azad to establish a republic in India, assassinated police official Saunders to avenge the death of Lala Lajpat Rai , dropped bomb in Central Legislative Assembly along with Batukeshwar Dutt .
Revolutionary Activities Lala Lajpat Rai's death and the Saunders murder - on 30 October 1928, Lala LajpatRai led the protest against Simon Commission in a silent non-violent march, but the police responded with violence. Lala Lajpat Rai was beaten with lathis at the chest. He later succumbed to his injuries. Bhagat Singh, who was an eyewitness to this event, vowed to take revenge. He joined with other revolutionaries, Shivaram Rajguru , Jai Gopal and Sukhdev Thapar , in a plot to kill the police chief, Scott. Bomb in the assembly - On 8 April 1929, Singh and Dutt threw a bomb onto the corridors of the assembly and shouted " Inquilab Zindabad ! " ("Long Live the Revolution!"). This was followed by a shower of leaflets stating that it takes a loud voice to make the deaf hear.
Other Freedom Fighters with Bhagat Singh:
Other Freedom Fighters with Bhagat Singh 1. Chandrasekhar Azad – is considered the mentor of Bhagat Singh. Often called, Panditji was a revolutionary. 2. Batukeshwar Dutt - also known as B.K. Dutt , Battu and Mohan. He is best known for having exploded a few bombs, along with Bhagat Singh, in the Central Legislative Assembly in New Delhi on 8 April 1929. After they were arrested, tried and imprisoned for life, he and Bhagat Singh initiated a historic hunger strike protesting against the abusive treatment of Indian political prisoners, and eventually... [continues]
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