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Bhagat Singh 112th Birth Anniversary: Gautam Gambhir, Suresh Raina And Others Members From Sports Fraternity Pay Homage To The National Hero

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Gautam Gambhir and Suresh Raina led sports fraternity on paying tributes and wishing freedom fighter Bhagat Singh on his 112th birth anniversary. Former Indian international and cricketer-turned-politician Gambhir remembered the revolutionary fighter and quoted a famous line from Bhagat Singh, who sacrificed his life for India the country at a young age of 23. Popularly known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh, the revolutionary fighter was given a death sentence for plotting the murder of a British Superintendent. Many members of the Sports fraternity, including cricketers Harbhajan Singh, Suresh Raina, Mohammad Kaif and Olympics medallist Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, paid their tributes to the great freedom fighter. Bhagat Singh 112th Birth Anniversary: Know Interesting Facts About One of The Greatest Freedom Fighters of India.

Singh and his correspondents were sentenced to death for murdering John P Saunders, a British police officer. Bhagat Singh, along with Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar, had actually conspired to assassinate James Scott, a British Superintendent, after he had ordered the army to take action National Independent leader Lala Lajpat Rai. But they instead murdered Saunders following a case of mistaken identity. All three were hanged to death on March 23, 1931 in the Lahore Jail. Many from sports fraternity paid their tributes to the national hero.

Gautam Gambhir Pays Homage to Revolutionary Leader

Mohammad Kaif Pays Tribute to Legendary Freedom Fighter

Suresh Raina Salutes Bhagat Singh’s Legacy of Valour and Sacrifice

Happy Birthday Veera

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore Remembers India’s Pride

Vijender Singh Pays Respect to India’s Braveheart

Shikhar Dhawan Pays Tribute to the Revolutionary Freedom Fighter

He Was only 14 when Bhagat Singh took part in a protest. A true hero of India’s struggle for independence, Bhagat Singh passed away too young but left behind a legacy for time immemorable. He was a great political thinker but radical in his approach. Singh instrumental in the non-cooperation movement and devoted his entire life to India’s independence.