Facts about Bhagat Singh

  1. Bhagat singh was a great actor in college and took part in several plays. Most notable plays he was praised in were “Rana Pratap”, “Samrat Chandragupt” and “Bharata-Durdasha”.
  2. At the age of 12,Right after the jaliyanvala Bagh Incident,Bhagat singh bunked school and went straight to the place of the tragedy. He collected a bottle of mud net with blood of indians and worship the bottle every day.
  3. Singh said: “They may kill me,but they cannot kill my ideas.They can crush my body,but they will not be able to crush my spirit.” This was to be quoted many times over by revolutionaries after Singh’s death.
  4. The bombs Bhagat Singh and his associates threw in the central assembly in delhi were made from low grade explosives. They were lobbed away from people in the corridors of the building and we’re meant only to startle and not harm. The British investigation into the incident and forensics report also confirmed this.
  5. He coined the phrase “Inquilab Zindabad” that became the slogan of the India’s armed freedom struggle.
  6. The October revolution led by Lenin attracted Bhagat Singh and he started to read literature about socialism and socialist revolution ar an early age.
  7. Singh was abhed an hour ahead of the official time when the death sentence was to be commuted and was secretly cremated on the bank’s of the river Sutlej by jail authorities. However, thousand of people on hearing the news gathered at the spot and took out a procession with his ashes.

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