Bhagat Singh one of the most prominent revolutionaries of India enhanced the dormant national feelings of his countrymen. He went to the gallows with a smile, when he was charged and convicted for assassinating John Saunders. Hanged on March 23, 1931, he is regarded as Shaheed which means “martyr”.
His activities as a revolutionary started in college after Mahatma Gandhi suspended the non-cooperative movement.Evading marriage he went to Lahore where he came in contact with other prominent revolutionaries such as Chandrashekhar Azad and became an active participant.Bhagat Singh along with Batukeshwar Dutt volunteered to throw bombs in the assembly and court arrest. Sukh Dev, Raj Guru and Bhagat Singh were hanged despite appeals by Indian leaders.
This book is a vivid life sketch of this legendary Indian revolutionary.
Mahesh Sharma born in Jhansi is a well-known journalist and author, who has written more than 250 books in Hindi and English. His book, Mahatma Gandhi won the Madhya Pradesh Govern-ment’s, ‘Gandhi Darshan National Award’, in 2010. Besides this he is a recipient of Natraj Author Award, Purvottar Hindi Academy, Meghalaya, Shillong Award (twice) and several others.
He is a freelance writer and writing is his passion.