Bhagat Singh was an Indian socialist revolutionary. In 1928, he fatally shot a British police officer, John Saunders, in Lahore. In 1929, he set off two bombs inside the Central Legislative Assembly in Delhi. He was convicted and hanged in March 1931, aged 23. Singh became a popular folk hero after his death.
About Bhagat Singh in brief
Bhagat Singh was an Indian socialist revolutionary. In 1928, he fatally shot a British police officer, John Saunders, in Lahore, British India. In 1929, he set off two bombs inside the Central Legislative Assembly in Delhi. He was convicted and hanged in March 1931, aged 23. Singh became a popular folk hero after his death. He won admirers in India from among a political spectrum that included both Communists and right-wing Hindu nationalists. Singh was a Sandhu Jat, born in 1907 to Kishan Singh and Vidyavati. His family members were Hindus and Sikhs; some had been active in Indian Independence movements, others had served in Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s army. His grandfather, Arjun Singh followed Swami Dayananda Saraswati’s Hindu reformist movement, Arya Samaj, which had a considerable influence on Bhagat. Unlike many Sikhs of his age, Singh did not approve of the British government’s loyalty to the British. He became disillusioned with Mahatma Gandhi’s philosophy when he was 14 years old, after thousands of unarmed people gathered at a public meeting had been killed at a meeting in Baghwala, Punjab. He did not attend the Khalsa High School, an Anglo-Vedic institution, instead of the Dayan Samaji High School in Gurwara Sahib on February 20, 1921. In February 1921, he was among those who welcomed protesters against the killing of a large number of unarmed.
people at Gurwana Sahib, Nudwara, Punjab, by the British army. He later became a member of the Indian National Congress, a political party led by Kartar Singh Sarabha and Har Dayal. He died of a heart attack at the age of 23 in 1931. He is buried in the village of Khatkar Kalan, near the town of Banga, India in Nawanshahr district of the Punjab, present day Pakistan. His father and two uncles, Ajit Singh and Swaran Singh, were members of the Ghadar Party, and had been jailed for opposing British rule in the Punjab in the early 20th century. Singh’s father was forced into exile due to pending court cases against him. His uncles died at home in 1910 following his release from jail following hisrelease from jail. He had no children and was never married or had any children of his own. He never married and never had a child with any of his uncles or a daughter with whom he had an affair. Singh had a son, who was born in 1928, and a daughter, who died in 1939. Singh died in a car crash in Punjab, India, in 1951, aged 63. He has a son and a grandson. He also has a step-son, who is now a British citizen. He wrote a book about his experiences in India, and has a grandson, a grandson and a great-grandson.