All you need to know about Real Hero Lala Lajpat Rai
Well, isn’t it very common question that history asks us? Of course, we all know that Lala Lajpat Rai, popularly known as Punjab Kesari, was a famous freedom fighter of India. He was the one who sacrificed his life for us. He was one of the three extremist members of the oldest party Indian National Congress who gave their life for the independence of India along with other two members Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal. They were known as Lal-Bal-Pal. These extremist as well as strong members of the Indian National Congress wanted self-government for India and apart from this, they were the first Indian leaders to demand the complete political independence for the country. Here are few facts about the real hero Lala Lajpat Rai.
Lala Lajpat Rai was a person full of knowledge. He was not only the member of Indian National Congress he was one of the important members of the Hindu MahaSabha too. Lala Lajpat Rai was also the president of the All India Trade Union Congress in 1920.
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He was the leader of Punjab in protests against the Jallianwala Bagh incident. Lala Lajpat Rai was influenced by socialist reformer Swami Dayananda Saraswati and was the strong supporter of the Arya Samaj movement in Punjab.
He was born on 28 January 1865, in Dhudike (now in Moga district, Punjab). He was the eldest son of Munshi Radha Krishna Azad and Gulab Devi. He did his initial education in Government Higher Secondary School, Rewari.
Tributes to Lala Lajpat Rai on his birth anniversary. He was respected for his fearlessness, impeccable integrity & fight against injustice.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 28, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi paid tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi who always remains active on social media paid tribute to Lala Lajpat Rai on his 151th birth anniversary. Modi was quoted saying, “Lala Lajpat Rai was respected for his “fearlessness, impeccable integrity and fight against injustice.”
Here, are some unknown facts about the leader that you should know:
1. He took birth in a scholarly background.
2. He was best known for his values.
3. Punjab National Bank came into existence because of Lala Lajpat Rai only.
4. He was also the chief architect of the Swadeshi movement.
5. Lala Lajpat Rai also travelled to the US in 1907 and came back with vast knowledge. He was a man of knowledge.