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   The young boy of just 12, stood on the ground, as … 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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