Independence Day marks the sacrifice of many of the people of our nation among which some are remembered and some are forgotten freedom fighter heroes of our nation. We can say that Independence could not be achieved the selfless contribution of our Indian National Army soldiers. On the 70th Anniversary of India’s independence, lets remember some of the heroes who never got appreciation for their appreciation.
Ashfaqulla Khan is one of such heroes in the Indian National Movement who had sacrificed his life along with Ram Prasad Bismil, who was also a freedom fighter. Ashfaqulla and Bismil were known to be very good frineds and Urdu poets too. Ashfaqulla Khan was hanged in a conspiracy against the British Raj in the twentieth century. He was a prominent figure of the Hindustan Republican Association.
The next was Batukeshwar Dutt who was a freedom fighter in the early 1900s. He is better known for his bomb explosion along with Bhagat Singh in the Central Legislative Assembly in New Delhi on April 8, 1929. After they were arrested, he and Bhagat Singh played smart and initiated a hunger strike which was a protest against the abusive treatment of Indian political prisoners.
Rajkumari Gupta is also known by the name of Rajkumari Amrit Kaur who was an eminent Gnadhian, a freedom fighter and a social activist. She was a co-founder of All India Women’s Conference in 1927 and has a great contribution in the freedom struggle of India.
Bhikaiji Cama also known by the name of Bhikaiji Rustom Cama was one of the prominent figures of our independence.
We salute these freedom fighters and heroes of our nation whose sacrifice led to our nation become a free nation.