Rash Behari Bose: A brief timeline of one of the leaders behind the Ghadar revolution and Azad Hind Fauj
There have been many revolutionaries who led India to its independence, but quite no one like Rash Behari Bose. A revolutionary leader, who contributed a great deal in India’s fight for independence from the clutches of the Britishers, Rash Behari Bose was born on May 25, 1886, and died on January 21, in the year 1945.
Here is a short timeline of the revolutionary leader who sacrificed his life in the war for independence.
A brief timeline of Rash Behari Bose:
1. Rash Behari Bose was born in Bardhawan, West Bengal. Although he was more interested in revolutionary activities, he earned a degree in medical science and engineering.
2. Bose learned the tricks of making crude bombs even before he had passed matriculation.
3. His sacrifices and organisational skills formed a big part in India’s struggle for independence.
4. He was one of the key organisers of Ghadar revolution that aimed to attack the British army from the inside. It helped in activating an uprising in India. He also played a crucial role in organising the Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fauj).
5. To activate the Indian independence struggle in abroad, he, along with A M Nair, persuaded the Japanese authorities to support and stand by the Indian nationalists.
6. He performed a key role in establishing the Indian Independence League.
7. He attempted to assassinate Lord Hardinge by throwing a bomb at his parade in Delhi on December 23, 1912.
8. He escaped the arrest but several of his confidants were arrested and hanged for the famous Lahore Conspiracy Case.
9. Rash Behari Bose escaped from India in 1915 and lived in Japan as an escapee. In 1943, he handed over the charge of Azad Hind Fauj to Subhas Chandra Bose.
10. The Japanese government had honoured him with the ‘Order of the Rising Sun’
11. Rash Behari Bose died in Tokyo in 1945.
Via :- India Today