Khudiram Bose

Khudiram Bose

 Khudiram Bose:  Today Current Affairs

  • It is in February 1906, an industrial and agricultural exhibition was held in Midnapore, West Bengal. Hundreds of people had come from the surrounding provinces to see the exhibition.  While there, a teenager was distributing copies of a burning leaflet named ‘Sonar Bangla’ written by Satyendra nath, a revolutionary from Bengal.
  • This leaflet was banned by the British for being anti-government. In such a situation, when a policeman saw this teenager distributing copies of this leaflet, he ran to catch him.  The teenager punched this soldier in the face and fled by pressing the rest of the leaflet to the side.
  • Later, the juvenile was arrested and tried for sedition, but was acquitted due to lack of evidence. This courageous boy was none other than freedom fighter Khudi ram Bose.
  • Khudi ram was born on 3 December 1889 in a village called Bahuvaini in Midnapore district of West Bengal. His mother’s name was Lakshmi priya Devi.
  • Since childhood, such a desire to liberate the country had awakened in Khudiram’s mind. Due to this passion, he left his studies only after the ninth standard and jumped into the Swadeshi movement.
  • He was greatly influenced by the speeches of Sri Aurobindo and Sister Nivedita. Influenced by this, he started participating in revolutionary activities.
  • In the year 1905, when the British government announced the partition of Bengal, Khudi ram strongly opposed it.
  • At the age of 15, Bose joined the Anushilan Samiti. The Anushilan Samiti had given a great impetus to revolutionary activities in Bengal in the 20th century.
  • The most defining moment in Bose’s life came in the year 1908, when he was assigned the task of murdering the brutal District Magistrate of Muzaffarpur, Kingsford. Prafulla Chaki was also involved with him in this work.
  • Significantly, before being transferred to Muzaffarpur, Kingsford was the District Magistrate of Bengal. Kingsford was infamous for its brutal atrocities on revolutionaries and civilians.  Due to this many young revolutionaries wanted to take revenge from him.
  • Khudi ram and Prafulla Chaki made several attempts to assassinate Kingsford. In this sequence, both these revolutionaries threw a bomb on Kingsford’s car on 30 April 1908.
  • But Kingsford was not present in that vehicle at that time and instead two European women in the vehicle were killed. Both the revolutionaries greatly regretted this.
  • After this incident Khudi ram Bose was arrested and the court sentenced him to death.
  • After giving the verdict, the judge asked Khudi ram, ‘Have you understood the meaning of this decision?’ To this Khudi ram replied, ‘Yes, I understand, my lawyer says that I am too young to make bombs. .  If you give me a chance, I can teach you how to make bombs too.
  • On August 11, 1908, at the age of just 18, Khudi ram created history by climbing the noose laughing with the Bhagavad Gita in his hand.
  • After this incident, Kingsford left the job terrified and a few days later, he also died due to fear.

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