Chandra Shekhar Azad was a revolutionary freedom fighter. He will always remain immortal
in the annals of history as a man who sacrificed his life on the altar of
freedom. Azad was born at a place called Jhalra in Madhya Pradesh.
ran away from home when young, reached Kashi (Benaras) and joined the freedom
struggle when still young. In 1921, he received his first punishment for revolutionary
activities. He was sentenced to fifteen lashes. With each stroke of the whip
the young patriot shouted "Bharat Mata Ki Jai". He was undaunted
and he badly scared the British with his courage and rebellion against the oppression of the Indians. He was
killed in an encounter with the British forces in Allahabad.