Khudiram Bose: At 18, The Freedom Fighter Went To Gallows, With A Smile

Khudiram Bose picture: He was executed for assassination try on a British choose

Khudiram Bose demise anniversary: Khudiram Bose was the youngest revolutionary freedom fighter who was executed on August 11, 1908 for his function within the Muzaffarpur conspiracy case. Khudiram Bose, together with one other freedom fighter Prafulla Chaki, tried to assassinate a British choose, Douglas Kingsford. The bombs didn’t hit the choose’s carriage however hit a unique one, resulting in the demise of two others.

Prafulla Chaki dedicated suicide earlier than the police might arrest him. Khudiram Bose was arrested and later he was sentenced to demise. He was solely 18, when he was hanged on the Muzaffarpur Jail, which has been renamed after him. 

Khudiram Bose was born on December 3, 1889 in a village in Medinipur district of West Bengal. Youngest amongst 4 siblings, Khudiram Bose misplaced his mother and father early in life and he was introduced up by his eldest sister. 

Khudiram Bose got here involved with revolutionary freedom fighters like Aurobindo Ghosh and Barindra Ghosh at a younger age. In 1902, Aurobindo Ghosh had visited Midnapore when Khudiram Bose was an adolescent. He had keenly listened to talks on revolution and freedom motion. He was additionally a part of the Anushilan Samiti in Kolkata.

Khudiram Bose turned a volunteer when he was simply 15. He was arrested for distributing booklets and different literature, to native individuals, in opposition to the British colonial rulers. After the historic trial of the assassination try, when Khudiram Bose was hanged, experiences in newspapers of these instances stated, he went to the gallows with a smile and the Bhagawad Gita in his hand.

Many freedom fighters had been deeply influenced by the Bhagwad Gita. Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose, Aurobindo Ghosh, Bipin Chandra Pal amongst others had been deeply influenced by the Bhagawad Gita. It’s stated that Mahatma Gandhi turned to the Bhagawad Gita each time he was disturbed.

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