Monthly Archives: September 2015

Bhagat Singh- The Early Years

  This is basically a two part series on Bhagat Singh, this deals with his early years for details related to his trial and execution check here https://historyunderyourfeet.wordpress.com/2015/03/23/shaheed-bhagat-singh-the-trial-and-the-execution/ The young boy of just 12, stood on the ground, as he … Continue reading

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Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

A young officer was travelling to another place to listen to a lecture, at a village, somewhere in Bengal, during the late 19th century. The train reached its destination and the officer was looking for a coolie to carry his … Continue reading

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Param Vir Chakra Shaheed Abdul Hamid, the Tank Buster!!

Who was Abdul Hamid? A quick Google search will tell you that he was a great soldier who had served his country faithfully and well. But a little research yields the moving and inspiring story of a very brave man, … Continue reading

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