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Lala Lajpat Rai’s 92nd Death Anniversary today

ala Lajpat Rai was born on January 28, in the year 1865, in Punjab. He was one of the most active and important leaders in India’s freedom struggle. He popularly came to be known as Punjab Kesari. Lala Lajpat Rai was also a part of the Lal-Bal-Pal triangle. Lal took his last breath on November 17, 1928.

Lal was linked with many nationalist activities of Punjab National Bank and Lakshmi National Bank. Rai lead a non-violent march in protest against the Simon Commission that was instituted to inform about the Indian political situation.
Lal died after getting injured due to a baton charge ordered by the superintendent of police James A Scott.

Lala Lajpat Rai: Writings
Some of the most important writings of Lala Lajpath Rai are: The Story of My Deportation (1908), Arya Samaj (1915), The United States of America: A Hindu’s Impression (1916), England’s Debt to India: A Historical Narrative of Britain’s Fiscal Policy in India (1917), and Unhappy India (1928).

The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of british rule in India. If I had the power to influence Indian journals, I would have the following headlines printed in bold letters on the first page: Milk for the infants , Food for the adults and Education for all.

The Government which attacks its own innocent subjects has no claim to be called a civilized government. Bear in mind, such a government does not survive long. I declare that the blows struck at me will be the last nails in the coffin of the British rule in India.
Since the cruel killing of cows and other animal have commenced, I have anxiety for the future generation.


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