Remembering Kalpana Datta

History text books have always been biased on revolutionaries. Very less was mentioned about the Indian revolutionaries whose martyrdom got hardly any space in hearts of Indians. As students, we mugged the history chapters only to qualify in exams. We read about a revolutionary named ‘Kalpana Datta’ in our history book, but rarely cared to…

Surya Sen – The Chittagong Hero

Surya Sen – The Chittagong Hero (March 22 1894- January 12 1934) Birth Place: Naopara, Chittagong On January 12, 1934, British officials entered the cell of their captured revolutionary and brutally tortured him by breaking all his teeth, limbs and joints with hammer. The torture was so cruel and painful that the revolutionary couldn’t even…

Legend of Pritilata Waddedar

Pritilata Waddedar (5 May 1911- 23 September 1932) The pages of Indian history are soaked with blood of countless patriots, revolutionaries who happily laid their lives for the liberation of nation from tyrant British Empire. Along with men, women too have equally given their contribution in freedom struggle, both violent and non violent ways. Among the women…