Today is the death anniversary of Shaheed Chandra Shekhar Azad,

Some milestones of His life:-

1) Involved in Kakori Train Robbery (1926), the attempt to blow up the Viceroy's train (1926)
2) the shooting of Saunders at Lahore (1928) to avenge the killing of Lala Lajpatrai
3)formed Hindustan Socialist Republican Association with fellow compatriots Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, and Rajguru.
4) Chandrasekhar Azad was the mentor Bhagat Singh, another great freedom fighter
5)In 1921, when Mahatma Gandhi launched Non-Cooperation movement, Chandrasekhar Azad actively participated in revolutionary activities
6) Chandrashekhar Azad was a terror for British police. He was on their hit list and the British police badly wanted to capture him dead or alive.

On February 27, 1931 Chandrashekhar Azad met two of his comrades at the Alfred Park Allah bad. He was betrayed by an informer who had informed the British police. The police surrounded the park and ordered Chandrashekhar Azad to surrender. Chandrashekhar Azad fought alone valiantly and killed three policemen. But finding himself surrounded and seeing no route for escape, Chandrashekhar Azad shot himself. Thus he kept his pledge of not being caught alive.


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