23 March 1931
Today is the day when India lost three of her most glorious sons: Sukhdev, Bhagat Singh, and Rajguru. They died so that India could be free and today India repays them by calling a budding politician, notable only for certain speeches that he has made recently, Bhagat Singh!I would rather read a book than pay … Continue reading 23rd March: In Remembrance
It's that time of the year again. A day when I salute all those who laid their lives so that we could be born in a free country. This year too I am paying a homage to all those heroes by reviewing the books recently read on the revolutionary struggle for India's independence.JAB JYOTI JAGI … Continue reading 23rd March: A Remembrance in Books
Today is 23 March. A day when we remember the martyrdom of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev, three young men who laid down their lives for the freedom of India. I thought this would be an appropriate occasion to talk about books related to them that I read recently.Professor S. Irfan Habib's To Make the … Continue reading 23 March: A Remembrance in Books
On 23rd March, 1931, the British colonial government in India, executed three young men in the dark of the night. Their crime? They were fighting for that which is everybody's birth-right: Freedom.So many years down the line it is easy to condemn the British for snuffing out three of India's brightest lights: Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, … Continue reading 23 March, 1931: Dreams Die Young
शहीदों की चिताओं पर जुड़ेंगे हर बरस मेले वतन पर मरनेवालों का यही बाक़ी निशाँ होगा In 1931, on this very day, three young Indian Revolutionaries were hanged to death by the British colonial government. A salute to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev who sacrificed their lives so that India could be free.