jail writings by bhagat singh

  1. Bhagat Singh: ‘I will climb the gallows gladly’
    23
    Mar

    Bhagat Singh: ‘I will climb the gallows gladly’

    With little hope left of avoiding the gallows in the trial for the murder of a British police officer, Bhagat Singh’s father Sardar Kishan Singh submitted an appeal to the Tribunal, claiming that his son was innocent. The young revolutionary was deeply disturbed by this and wrote a terse letter to his father, admonishing him for making the appeal. After the judgement was given, he wrote to his comrade and fellow convict B.K. Dutt—sentenced to transportation for life—reminding him of the ne[...]
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  2. Happy Birthday Shaheed Bhagat Singh: An Interview with Professor Chaman Lal
    27
    Sep

    Happy Birthday Shaheed Bhagat Singh: An Interview with Professor Chaman Lal

    Bhagat Singh Read Marx, Watched Charlie Chaplin, Enjoyed Drinking Milk and Carried an English Dictionary in His Pocket. Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September 1907 in Lyallpur district. At the age of 12, Bhagat Singh bemoaned the massacre at Jallianwallah Bagh. It would impact him for his entire life. In March 1926, Bhagat Singh formed the Hindustan Naujavan Sabha. In 1928, now with the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association, Bhagat Singh shot John Sanders, a British imperialist police offic[...]
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