Who was Bhagat Singh and what are Historical events of his life?
Bhagat Singh was an Indian nationalist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh, the word “Shaheed” meaning “martyr” in a number of Indian languages. –Wikipedia
Profession: Indian Independence Fighter
Why Famous: One of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement.
Bhagat Singh gained widespread national support when he underwent a 116-day fast in jail, demanding equal rights for British and Indian political prisoners.
Born: September 27, 1907
Birthplace: Jaranwala Tehsil, Punjab, India
Star Sign: Libra
Died: March 23, 1931 (aged 23)
Cause of Death: Execution by hanging
- 1929-04-08 Indian Independence Movement: At the Delhi Central Assembly, Bhagat Singh and Batukeshwar Dutt throw handouts and bombs to court arrest
- 1931-03-23 Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev embrace the gallows during the Indian struggle for independence. Their request to be shot by a firing squad is refused.