Chandra Shekhar Azad

Chandra Shekhar Azad (July 23, 1906 – February 27, 1931) popularly known as Azad, ‘The Free’ was an Indian revolutionary, born in Bhavra village in Aliraipur District in Madhya Pradesh. As a Chandra Shekhar Azad15 year old student he joined the Non-Cooperation Movement launched by Mohandas K. Gandhi and was arrested. He gave his name as Azad on being produced before the magistrate. After this day, people began to know his as Chandra Shekhar Azad. After the death of Ram Prasad Bismil, the founder of Hindustan Republican Association, he renamed the Association as Hindustan Socialist Republican Army. With the help of revolutionaries like Mahaveer Singh and Sheo Verma, he got the HRA reorganized later.

Chandra Shekhar Azad

In an attempt to blow up the train of the Viceroy, he was involved in the Kakori Train Robbery in the year 1925. To avenge the killing of Lala Lajpat Rai, he was involved in the shooting of J.P.Saunders in 1928 at Lahore. Nehru, despite being a Congress member, gave money in support of Chandra Shekhar Azad. Azad shot himself dead with his Colt pistol when police surrounded him at a park. He held a pledge that he would never be caught alive. Several public institutions, schools, roads and colleges have been named after Azad.

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Chandra Shekhar Azad (July 23, 1906 – February 27, 1931) popularly known as Azad, ‘The Free’ was an Indian revolutionary, born in Bhavra village in Aliraipur District in Madhya Pradesh.

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