157th birth anniversary of great freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai
On 28 January 2022, the 157th birth anniversary of the great freedom fighter Lala Lajpat Rai has been celebrated across the country.
An overview of the news
Lala Lajpat Rai was born on January 28, 1865 in Punjab.
He is also known as 'Punjab Kesari' and 'Lion of Punjab'.
Lala Lajpat Rai, along with Bal Gangadhar Tilak of Maharashtra and Bipin Chandra Pal of Bengal, was a member of the trinity called 'Lal Bal Pal'.
Political and social contribution
Home Rule League of America (New York) founded in 1917.
Presided over the special session of the Indian National Congress in Calcutta in 1920. In 1920 itself, the first president of the All India Trade Union Congress was also elected.
In 1928, a resolution was introduced in the Legislature against the Simon Commission.
Servants of Society was founded in 1921.
Played an important role in co-founding the Punjab National Bank in 1894.
Important literary works
England Debt to India
Open Letter to The Right Honourable David Lloyd George: Prime Minister of Great Britain
The Message of the Bhagavad Gita
The Political Future of India
Young India: The Interpretation and the History of the Nationalist Movement from within
Due to injuries sustained in the lathicharge by James Scott during a protest against the Simon Commission in Lahore on 17 November 1928.
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