Who is Chandra Shekhar Azad?

Who is Chandra Shekhar Azad?

June 9, 2023 0 By Fasholu Gabriel Oluwatobi

Chandra Shekhar Azad was a revolutionary freedom fighter in India.

Biography of Chandra Shekhar Azad.

Chandra Shekhar Azad was a revolutionary freedom fighter in India who fought against the British rule. He was born on July 23, 1906, in Bhavra village, present-day Alirajpur district, Madhya Pradesh, India.

He was the youngest of four children in his family. His father, Pandit Sitaram Tiwari, was a farmer and his mother, Jagrani Devi, was a housewife. Azad was a bright student and was interested in reading books on Indian history and philosophy from a young age.

He was a prominent member of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association and played a key role in the Kakori train robbery in 1925. Azad was known for his bravery and his commitment to the cause of Indian independence.

He died on February 27, 1931, in a gunfight with the British police in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India.

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