Category Archives: Hindustan Republican Socialist Army

They Lived Dangerously- Sachindranath Sanyal

Continuing my series on the Indian revolutionaries, today we take a look at another one, Sachindranath Sanyal, co-founder of Hindustan Republican Association( HRA) along with Ram Prasad Bismil, and mentor to both Azad and Bhagat Singh. He was born on … Continue reading

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They Lived Dangerously-Manmath Nath Gupta

When one looks at the history of the Kakori Conspiracy,  there are many an illustrious name associated with it, Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaqulla Khan, Chandrashekhar Azad, Rajendra Lahiri, Sachindra Bakshi to name some. Among those giants, was another name, overshadowed … Continue reading

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The Writer and the Revolutionary

March 23, 1931–  To most of us, this would be familiar as the date on which Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru were hanged. However just two days, after Bhagat Singh, another freedom fighter, lost his life, trying to control a … Continue reading

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December 19, 1927

Shahjahanpur is one of those typical, dusty, sleepy small towns that dot the North Indian landscape.  The town was founded by Dilir Khan and Bahadur Khan, both of them generals who served in the court of the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan.  … Continue reading

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Chandrashekhar Azad

Varanasi, 1920 There were around 5-6 youngsters in the group, all of them around 30-35 years old. The magistrate Mr.Kharegat,  a Parsi, known for awarding severe punishments, saw that these boys stood fearlessly.  They seemed to know no fear. He … Continue reading

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Udham Singh

March 13,1940, Caxton Hall, London Caxton Hall a building located near  to Westminster, which primarily hosted political events. It’s other use for high society celebrities to register a civil marriage. On this date, though it would be creating a history … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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