10 Facts about Bhagat Singh's Life - Freedom Fighter

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Bhagat Singh Born On 28 Sept 1907 At Village Banga, Tehsil Jaranwala, District - Lyallpur, Punjab (Now In Respected Country Pakistan) And Son Of Kishan Singh And Vidyavati Kaur. He Studied In D.A.V HighSchool Lahore  And National College Lahore.

Fact No.1

Bhagat Singh Left home when his parents tried to get him married, by saying that if he married in slave in india, " My Bride shall only be death" and he joined Hindustan Socialist Republican Association (HSRA) 

Fact No.2

Although a Sikh by birth, Bhagat Singh shaved his beard and cut his hair to avoid being recognised and arrested for the killing. He managed to escape from Lahore to Calcutta (Kolkata).

Fact No.3

One Thing which Bhagat singh often spoke about as a Child was about wanting to grow guns in the fields using which the British can be fought against.

Fact No.4

It was right after the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Bhagat Singh was only 12 years old at the time but he bunked school and went to the tragic venue from where he collected a bottle of mud that was wet with indian blood.It's said that he worshiped the bottle every day.

Fact No.5

Bhagat Singh, along with his associates, threw bombs were made of low grade explosives since they were meant to startle and not to injure anyone. Later, a British Investigation about the incident confirmed this.

Fact No.6

During his stay in prison in 1930, Bhagat Singh coined the word "Political Prisoner" and demanded he and his comrades be given basic amenities that even British looters and goons in the jail were entitled to.

Fact No.7

He was sentenced to be hanged on 24th March 1931, but it was brought forward by 11 hours - 23 March 1931 at 7:30 p.m around.

Fact No.8

Britishers secretly hanged him in the night and burnt him. On the next day which was the actual date of sentence, Cruel Britishers only gave his ashes to his family.

Fact No.9

Lord Irwin gave chance to Bhagat Singh to get away from the death sentence. Irwin asked him to write an apology letter to British Government but he refused. Shockingly, Mahatma Gandhi was the middle person in the deal.

Fact No.10

Mohammad Ali Jinnah fully supported Bhagat Singh. On the hunger strike by Bhagat Singh in Lahore Jail , Jinnah said - " The man who goes on hunger strike has a soul. He is moved by that soul and he believes in the justice of his cause. He is no ordinary criminal, who is guilty of cold blooded, sordid wicked."

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