At the age of 23, he sacrificed himself for his Country. At the age of 23, when the person is craving to see the world, known as the second name of revolution Bhagat Singh swung on the hanging trap of having India’s independence in mind. Today we are going to tell you something about Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh which you have not read in your school books.
1. Bhagat Singh was born on 28 September 1907 in Lyallpur district of Punjab, which is in Pakistan today.
2. When Bhagat Singh used to go to the farm with his father in childhood, he would often ask him why we can not create a gun in the farm.
3. Bhagat Singh was just 12 years old at the time of Jalianwala Bagh massacre. From this incident, Bhagat Singh had gone so violently that he had hatred the Britishers till his last breath.
4. Bhagat Singh did not want to get married. When his parents were planning his marriage, he left home and came to Kanpur. He said, now freedom will be my bride.
5. In the days of college, Bhagat Singh was a good actor. He took part in many plays. Apart from this, Bhagat Singh was also fond of wrestling.
6. Bhagat Singh was a good writer. he used to write regularly for many newspapers in Urdu and Punjabi languages.
7. To escape from the Britishers, Bhagat Singh changed his behavior and cut his hair and beard. Religious Bhagat Singh did not want to do this but it was necessary to do it for the country’s independence.
8. The bombs that Bhagat Singh and his colleagues had thrown in the Central Assembly were made from low-level explosives because they did not want to kill someone, but rather to give their message.
9. Bhagat Singh did not agree with Mahatma Gandhi’s policies of non-violence. He felt that freedom can not be taken without arms.
10. The famous slogan “Inquilab Zindabad” was given by Bhagat Singh.
11. Bhagat Singh also loved watching movies. He liked Charlie Chaplin the most.
12. Even after so many years of independence, the government of India does not consider Bhagat Singh as a martyr whereas Bhagat Singh, who sacrifices his life for freedom dwells in the heart of every Indian.
13. The shoes, watches, and shirts worn by Bhagat Singh are still safe.
14. The Judge who sentenced to hang Bhagat Singh was G C Hilton.
15. Bhagat Singh’s pyre was burnt not once but twice.
16. Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, and Sukhdev were to be hanged on March 24, 1931, around 8 in the morning. But on March 23, 1931, these three were hanged at around 7 pm in the evening and the bodies were burnt along the river Beas. The dead bodies were not returned to the relatives.
17. Shortly before execution, Bhagat Singh was reading a book written on Russian leader Lenin.
18. Bhagat Singh became an atheist by being sad about the Hindu-Muslim riots.
19. Bhagat Singh also had a 55-day long hunger strike against the dirty food given in jail.
20. Before the execution an Indian employee in jail asked Bhagat Singh whether he would not have been afraid of hanging, then Bhagat Singh avoided this thing in a laugh. After execution, the employee said that he was feeling more afraid than Bhagat Singh.