The last bullet

26th Feb 1931 – The manhunt for the most wanted rebel was in full swing. There was no chance of escape for the outlaw this time. Maximum guns and bullets were been packed. One of the rebel’s members had turned mole for British police officials. The informer had hinted about the revolutionary’s upcoming movement. There…

The forgotten patriots of mission Kakori

‘Sarfaroshi ki tamanna, ab hamare dil mein hai, dekhna hai zor kitna bajuye qatil mein hai’ There is not a single Indian who won’t get patriotic goosebumps after reading or listening to these lines immortalized by legendary revolutionary Ram Prasad Bismil who was hanged to death for his participation in Kakori train robbery. For Britishers,…

The hunger strike of revolutionary Jatin Das

‘Every man dies, not everyone really lives – lines from movie ‘Braveheart’ The hunger strike of a young Bengali revolutionary shook the British empire and the impact was so great that it overshadowed prominent leaders of freedom struggle and compelled the British government to take up notice of the demands of Indian prison mates who…

The Legend of Chandrashekhar Azad

As his name ‘azad’ indicates freedom, Chandrashekhar Azad remained azad till the last breath of his life fighting with the British policemen at Alfred Park on 27th February 1931.  Chandrashekhar azadji believed that it is essential to have an armed revolutionary movement that will eradicate the British supremacy from India. Born on 23 July 1906 in Madhya Pradesh, he…