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People From Sangrur Books LLC

People From Sangrur

Books LLC

Published May 31st 2010
ISBN : 9781156292631
Paperback
46 pages
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Chapters: Udham Singh, Saeed Jaffrey, Subhash Ghai, Manjit Bawa, Begum Aizaz Rasul, Amritpal Singh, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Harbaksh Singh. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 44. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membershipMoreChapters: Udham Singh, Saeed Jaffrey, Subhash Ghai, Manjit Bawa, Begum Aizaz Rasul, Amritpal Singh, Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa, Harbaksh Singh. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 44. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publishers book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Udham Singh was a Sikh Indian independence activist, best known for assassinating Michael ODwyer in March 1940 in what has been described as an avenging of the Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre. Singh was also known as Ram Mohammed Singh Azad, symbolizing the unification of the three major religions of India: Hinduism, Islam and Sikhism. Singh is considered one of the best-known of the more extremist revolutionaries of the Indian freedom struggle- he is also sometimes referred to as Shaheed-i-Azam Sardar Udham Singh (the expression Shaheed-i-Azam, Urdu:, means the great martyr). Bhagat Singh and Udham Singh along with Chandrasekhar Azad, Rajguru and Sukhdev, were the more famous names out of scores of young firebrand freedom fighters in the early part of 20th-century India. These young men believed their motherland would win her freedom only through the forceful removal of the British rulers. For their strong belief in the use of violent means to achieve Indias freedom, a nervous England labelled these men as Indias earliest Marxists/Bolsheviks. In 1940, almost 21 years after the Amritsar Massacre of 1919 in Punjab province of India, Singh shot the unsuspecting 76 years old Michael ODwyer while he was attending a lecture meet at Caxton Hall in London. ODwyer had been Governor of the Punjab in 1919, when Colonel Reginald Edward Harry Dyer ordered British troops to fire on unarmed Indian protesters, who included many Sikhs. Sher Singh was born in Sunam (now Sunam Udham Singh Wala) in the Sangrur district of Punjab suited in the Malwa area to a farming family headed by Sa...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=2589557