Khudiram Bose

Khudiram Bose 132nd birth anniversary: A 18-year-old revolutionary who sacrificed himself for the country

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Khudiram Bose was born on December 3, 1889, and today is his 132nd birthday. At the age of nine, he left school to fight for India’s independence from British colonial rule.

He had a lot of experience in bomb-making and detonation training. Failed at assassinating an official from Britain by exploding his train car, he ended up getting into problems. While at Muzaffarpur Jail, Bose was martyred at 18 years, 8 months, and 8 days on August 11, 1908.

Tweets honouring the revolutionary have been trending all day on Twitter. People from all walks of life have taken to social media to pay their respects to the great.

‘Remembering the fearless freedom fighter, Khudiram Bose on his birth anniversary. Fired by his unwavering patriotism and love for the motherland, #KhudiramBose plunged into the freedom movement at a very tender age. The nation is ever indebted to him for his supreme sacrifice.’