Chandra Shekhar Azad – Symbol Of Courage

Chandra Shekhar Azad

Chandra Shekhar Azad was born on 23rd July 1906. His real name was Chandra Shekhar Tiwari, the famous Indian freedom fighter. He belongs to Bhavra, a small village in Alirajpur District, Madhya Pradesh. Since his childhood days, he was very brave and courageous. At the age of 15 years, he joined in non-cooperative movement and even went to the jail also. When Chandrashekhar produced in the court, he answered his name ‘Azad’, pronounced his father’s name was ‘Swatantra’, and the residence Jail. Since then he was famous as Chandra Shekhar Azad. He was also famous as the mentor of Bhagat Singh, who was the rebellion freedom fighter. His formal education completed in Kashi Vidyapeeth, Banaras. Beside of his studies, he studied the Sanskrit language, the ancient language of India.

Chandra Shekhar Azad Career

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Azad Chandrashekhar became very famous after the arrest at so young age. Since the arrest, he totally involved in the freedom movement and did some aggressive activities against the British rule. He targeted British officials, even involved in Kakori Train Robbery in 1925 and shooted British official Saunders in 1926, to take revenge for the murder of Lala Lajpatrai. Azad wanted India as Purna Swaraj and himself committed for free India. He wanted to implement the socialist principles for the great future of India.

Courage

Chandra Shekhar Azad fierce attacks on the British officials made them fear. Although, He killed several British Policemen and wounded other. Due to the fear, the British wanted him to catch in any way, so the British officials ordered the policemen to find Azad as live or even dead. Since then Azad Chandrashekhar was very cautious about the idea of British. On 27 February 1931 when he was at the Alfred park at Allahabad, he received the message of the British surrounded the park to catch him. But he had a strong determined that he never be caught alive. So he shot himself on 27 February 1931 and died at Alfred Park in Allahabad. Before killing himself, he was successful in killing several British Policemen and wounded others.

Chandra Shekhar Azad Death

His life is an inspiration to every young Indians even today also. We can learn many things like one can’t lose their courage at any cost for achieving the goal from the life of Chandra Shekhar Azad. One should stand one’s promises and be determined. He inspired many youngers in his time. Still, he is an Icon to the present generation.