सरफ़रोशी की तमन्ना, अब हमारे दिल में है।
देखना है ज़ोर कितना, बाज़ु-ए-कातिल में है?
करता नहीं क्यूँ दूसरा कुछ बातचीत,
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देखता हूँ मैं जिसे वो चुप तेरी महफ़िल में है
ऐ शहीदे-ए-मुल्क-ओ-मिल्लत, मैं तेरे ऊपर निसार,
अब तेरी हिम्मत का चर्चा ग़ैर की महफ़िल में है
सरफ़रोशी की तमन्ना अब हमारे दिल में है
Begum Hazrat Mahal
लखनऊ में ‘1857 की क्रांति’ का नेतृत्व बेगम हज़रत महल ने किया था। अपने नाबालिग पुत्र बिरजिस कादर को गद्दी पर बिठाकर उन्होंने अंग्रेज़ी सेना का स्वयं मुक़ाबला किया।
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Begum Hazrat Mahal, also known as the ‘Begum of Awadh’, was one of the earliest female staunch freedom fighter during the First Indian War of Independence. She was the first wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah and possessed the courage and leadership to rebel against the British East India Company during the Indian Rebellion of 1857. The Indian War was one of the most significant colonial wars of the nineteenth century because it brought India, which had been ruled by agents of the British East India Company, directly under the control of the British Crown.
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar is known to people as one of the fervent freedom fighters of India. But he was not just a freedom fighter. He was a bold warrior, good orator, prolific writer, a poet, a historian, a philosopher, a social worker, a cautious leader, a bard and staunch supporter of Freedom and much more. The following article is a glimpse of what we mean by his multifaceted personality. His biography is like a thrilling novel. It inspires readers with patriotism. Vinayak was born in the family of Damodar and Radhabai Savarkar in the village of Bhagur, near the city of Nasik, Maharashtra. He had three other siblings namely Ganesh, Narayan, and a sister named Mainabai. He was the proponent of liberty as the ultimate ideal. Savarkar was a poet, writer and playwright. He launched a movement for religious reform advocating dismantling the system of caste in Hindu culture, and reconversion of the converted Hindus back to Hindu religion. Savarkar created the term Hindutva, and emphasized its distinctiveness from Hinduism which he associated with social and political disunity.
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