DNA Unique: Remembering supreme sacrifice of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru on Shaheed Diwas | India Information
New Delhi: The nation as we speak remembered the supreme sacrifice made by Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivaram Rajguru, the three freedom fighters who have been martyred at the present time in 1931.
Martyrs’ Day is observed on March 23 every year to commemorate the hanging of the three courageous sons of the soil by the Britishers who occupied India.
Zee Information Anchor Mimansa Malik on Tuesday (March 23) narrated the story of the three martyrs, who stood in opposition to the British empire and impressed generations of youth to observe of their footsteps.
March 23, 1931 – It was on at the present time that the nice revolutionaries Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev Thapar and Shivram Hari Rajguru had embraced the hanging noose as a necklace of freedom.
Shaheed Bhagat Singh used to say that revolution doesn’t come from bombs and pistols, however by means of the ideas and concepts of individuals. He needed to see India impartial of British shackles however was hanged 16 years, 4 months and 23 days earlier than independence got here. He embraced his martyrdom smiling.
In a letter, Bhagat Singh wrote:
“As we speak I can reside on one situation solely… I don’t wish to reside like a slave. My title has grow to be an emblem of the revolution of Hindustan. The beliefs and sacrifices of the revolutionary teams have raised my stature… As excessive as I can’t presumably be if I reside.”
These writings of Bhagat Singh nonetheless contact the hearts of crores of individuals.
At the moment Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev had grow to be position fashions of the entire of India. The youth have been shouting slogans of Vande Mataram on the road of the nation. The Britishers have been frightened seeing the hearth of the motion.
Why have been Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru hanged?
On October 30, 1928, the Simon Fee, a gaggle of seven British reached Lahore. This fee was established within the 12 months 1927, with the goal of engaged on constitutional reforms in India and consolidating their maintain on India.
The Fee was met with large protests. Lala Lajpat Rai led the revolution as he took to the streets in opposition to the Fee.
The British tried to suppress the motion. Superintendent of Police James A. Scott ordered a lathi-charge on Lala Lajpat Rai and different protesters. Rai, who was severely injured, died on November 18, 1928. His dying crammed the revolutionaries with fury after which it was determined that his dying can be avenged.
A number of revolutionaries, together with Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Rajguru and Chandrashekhar Azad, collectively deliberate to avenge Rai’s dying by killing James Scott. Nonetheless, as an alternative of Scott, John Saunders, who was additionally a part of the brutal lathi-charge on Lala Lajpat Rai, turned the goal as Bhagat Singh and Rajguru fired bullets at him. Saunders died.
Bhagat Singh and Rajguru managed to flee after the incident.
Whereas the case was nonetheless being investigated, revolutionaries deliberate to throw a bomb within the Central Meeting. On April 8, 1929, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt threw a bomb within the Meeting, which is the Parliament constructing as we speak.
They showered leaflets from the gallery on the legislators under, shouted slogans, after which allowed the authorities to arrest them.
The aim of the blast was to awaken the deaf and dumb British authorities.
The arrest, and the ensuing publicity, dropped at gentle Singh’s complicity within the John Saunders case.
It’s also referred to as the Lahore Conspiracy Case, which was very a lot mentioned at the moment. The trial started on Might 5, 1930, and lasted till September 11, 1930.
Lastly, on October 17, 1930, the court docket sentenced the hanging of Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru. The sentence was carried out on March 23, 1931, as chants of Inquilab Zindabad crammed the Lahore Jail.
Bhagat Singh was not a supporter of bombs and pistols. He didn’t help violence. He solely believed that when oppression grows an excessive amount of and the tune of revolution appears to fade away, then a couple of loud blasts are wanted to pierce by means of the deaf ears.