Bhagat Singh Essay in English for Students (400 Easy Words)

Bhagat Singh Essay

Bhagat Singh is one of the greatest revolutionaries in the history of Indian Independence. At such a young age, if anyone was smiling just before being hanged to death, it was Martyr Bhagat Singh. He did not only become part of the freedom struggle but also influenced many other youths to join the same not only while he was alive but even after his death.

He was born in a Sikh Jat family in KhatkarKalan, Punjab on the 28th of September, 1907. The father Bhagat Singh, Kishan Singh, grandfather Arjan Singh and uncle, Ajit Singh were actively involved in the struggle for free Indian. His family members inspired him and the feeling of patriotism was given him from the very beginning. At an early age, Bhagat Singh started dreaming of uprooting the British empire. Never afraid of fighting at the time of his childhood, he thought of 'growing guns in the fields', so that he could fight the British.

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Bhagat Singh made friendship with political leaders such as Lala Lajpat Rai and Ras Bihari Bose in 1916 when he was just 9 years old. He was highly inspired by them. Bhagat Singh was disturbed when the  Jalianwala Bagh massacre occurred on 13th April 1919. On the day following the massacre, he went to the Jalianwala Bagh where he kissed the earth sanctified by the martyrs' blood and brought back home a little of the soaked soil. This incident empowered his will to push the British out of India. At the age of 16, he used to wonder why so many Indians could not drive away a few foreigners.

After the Jalianwala Bagh slaughter, A brutal attack by the police on famous freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai at an anti-British procession caused his death on 17th November 1928, in Lahore. He could not bear the cruelty of the British more and decided to revenge Rai’s death. He determined to revenge Rai's death by shooting the British official (Deputy Inspector General Scott) responsible for the killing. He shot down Assistant Superintendent Saunders instead, mistaking him for Scott.

Next, he threw bombs in the Central Assembly Hall at the time of assembly session. He was subsequently captured for his acts and was hanged on 23rd March 1931 along with Rajguru and Sukhdev. Bhagat Singh was all of 23 when he readily martyred for India and became an inspiration for the youth. His heroic acts induce the youth even today.

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