3 cities, 3 jails, 3 traps … Bismil-Ashfaq and Roshan Singh were martyred today

Today, on 19 December 1927, martyred revolutionaries of India Ashfaq Ulla Khan, Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil and Thakur Roshan Singh were hanged. The three revolutionaries were punished for the Kakori incident in which they were found guilty. Let me tell you, the hanging of all three was given on the same date. But three different jails were chosen for hanging.

  • Ashfaq Ulla Khan was sentenced to death in Gorakhpur jail on 19 December 1927.
  • Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil was hanged in Faizabad jail.
  • Thakur Roshan Singh was hanged in Allahabad Jail.

All three revolutionaries were born in one place

You can only consider it a coincidence. Ashfaq Ulla Khan, Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil and Thakur Roshan Singh were born in one place and were hanged one day. All three were born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh.

How was the Kakori incident

The incident of Kakori incident took place on 9 August 1925. On August 8, 1925, an important meeting of the revolutionaries was held under the leadership of Ramprasad Bismil and Chandrashekhar Azad, in which it was planned that the Saharanpur-Lucknow passenger train to loot the train at Kakori station which contained the government treasury. The money that the revolutionaries wanted to loot, was actually the money that the British had grabbed from the Indians.

Four German pistol pistols were also used in this train robbery and only 10 members of the Hindustan Republican Association carried out the whole incident. During this period, Rajendranath Lahiri, a prominent member of the Hindustan Republican Association, stopped the 8-down Saharanpur-Lucknow passenger train, which was pulled from the Kakori railway station in Lucknow district.

At the same time, the revolutionary Manmathnath Gupta eagerly suppressed the tractor of Maujar. Due to which the bullet fired and a passenger named Ahmed Ali got hit. He died on the spot. During this event all the revolutionaries changed their names. Ashfaq Ulla Khan named his name ‘Kumarji’. As soon as the British government came to know about this incident, she went mad. After which many innocent people were caught and jailed.

On the day of 26 September 1925, about 40 revolutionaries of Hindustan Republican Association were arrested. He was tried for treason, waging armed war, looting government treasury and killing passengers. Later Rajendra Nath Lahiri, Pandit Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan and Thakur Roshan Singh were sentenced to be hanged.

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