Sukhdev Thapar is well-known as a freedom struggle fighter. He strongly protested the British governments and its policies. He along with his friends Bhagat Singh and Shivaram Rajguru is well-known as brave hearts of India. All three was also known as an accomplice who actively involved in killing the British police officer. He started various organizations for the freedom struggle movement in India. He is considered a fearless and stubborn man.
Life at his tender age:
Sukhdev thapar was born on May 15th, 1907 in Punjab in the district Ludhiana. He was born to parents Ramlal Thapar and Ralli Devi, who were the organisers of revolutionary party in Punjab. His parents brought him up as a patriotic man. His childhood was filled with hardship as he lost his father when he was young. He grew up as a patriotic boy and once he refused to salute a British officer visiting his school. He was punished for such act, but still he was stubborn and this proves his love and respect for India. He did his education in National College; Lahore. He became a revolutionist when his uncle Achait Ram Thapar was arrested by the British government.
His contributions for Indian freedom struggle:
He joined the revolutionary movement in Punjab where he got the friendship of Bhagat Singh. After this, he joined the Naujawan Bharat Seva, which was started by him and his friends to prepare the youth to fight against the British and actively participate in the freedom struggle movements. He was an active member of Hindustan Socialist Republican Association. He was actively involved in the Lahore Conspiracy Case which took place on December 18th, 1928. This led to the shook of the foundation of British government. The famous Freedom struggle movement to protest against The Simon Commission which declared “Go Back Simon” and all the protesters were given a lathi charge which led to the violent death of Lala Lajpat Rai, where the police was beating the protesters to death due to the Conspiracy Case. Due to this the three men planned for an assassination to the British Police Officer J. P. Saunders in 1928. He also participated in the prison hunger strike on 1929 to protest against the cruel treatments done to his inmates. He was arrested due to the Central Assembly Hall bombings which took place in New Delhi on April 8th, 1929. He and his friends Bhagat Singh, and Shivaram Rajguru were sentenced to death on March 23rd, 1931. The three men were hanged and their bodies were cremated on the banks of the river Satluj.
Sukhdev thapar was a courageous and a true patriot since his childhood. The one true man who dedicated his life for the Indian freedom struggle and always motivated the youth to fight against the British and also fought against untouchability . He was at the age of 24 when he became a martyr. He sacrificed his life for the freedom of his brothers and sisters throughout India.
We don’t have time even to take care of our life, but this patriotic man spent his entire life for our country and even worked till his last breath in freeing his motherland!!