Bhagat Singh was a revolutionary and an Indian socialist who was born in September 1907. He is popularly known as Shaheed Bhagat Singh, given his contributions to the Independence Movement of India.
He was born in Khatkar Kalan, Punjab in a family of Sikh Jats in British India. Before his birth, his family had actively participated in revolutionary activities that were happening at that time against the British Raj.
During his teenage years, he learned extensively about the revolutionary movements in Europe and also read countless Marxist books. It gets believed that his initial learnings and studies attracted him into taking on the Indian Independence Movement head on.
Bhagat Singh has a lot of achievements attributed to him, and he played a pivotal role in the Indian freedom struggle. He came from a family of passionate freedom fighters, so it is no surprise that the same passion was translated into him to serve his country and motherland with loyalty. He participated in many national movement phases such as:
- The Non-Cooperation Movement with Mahatma Gandhi
- Hindustan Republican Association
- Anti-Simon Commission Procession etc.