Lal Lajpat Rai 159th Birthday: Early life, political journey, books etc

Lal Lajpat Rai 159th Birthday: Early life, political journey, books etc

Hello readers,

Lal Lajpat Rai was born on 28 January 1865 to Munshi Radha Krishna and Gulab Devi. The Man notes who is responsible for documenting the freedom fighters and their contributions to the country for submitting to the Government. The Government is Planning to honour these freedom fighters and educate the public about these people. The Researcher notes small details as this will help connect the public emotions with their language, where they grew up, what they studied, etc. The Life of the Researcher is filled with Books, newspapers, the Internet, speaking with relevant people etc.

Lal lajpat Rai

Early Life

The more he gets into research more he gets away from his life and society. However, he is getting into the society of the Pre-Independent era. In the research, he gets to know that Lal Lajpat Rai’s mother Gulab Devi taught their children to be truthful and follow the religion strictly.


He completed his schooling and joined Law College in the year 1880 in Lahore. During his college days, he met future freedom fighters such as Lal Hans Raj and Pandit Guru Dutt. He completed his college and moved to Hisar to begin his career when his father went to Rohtak Lal Lajpat rai with him. Noting these details the researcher feels he gave priority to his career at some point in time.


He was the eldest son of his parents, he had five younger siblings. His father’s full name is Munshi Radha Krishnan Agarwal he was a teacher of Persian and Urdu in a government school in the state of Punjab.

wife and kids

In 1877 Lal Rajpat Rai got married with whom he had three kids two boys and one girl.

The researcher doesn’t give any reaction to this and just continues

Political Journey

Years later he decided to give up his career for the country’s freedom and planned to tell the world about the cruelty of British rule for this he travelled to the United Kingdom in 1914 and in 1917 to the USA. In the USA he established the Indian Home Rule League in New York in October 1917. In 1920 he came back to India and was appointed as the Indian National Congress President of Bengal. In 1921 he founded Servants of the People Society( a non-profit organisation).

The Researcher feels happy that finally, Lal Lajpat Rai gave priority to the Independence of the country and shredded his career. The Researcher knows this as he was researching freedom fighters after all.

The Researcher was thrilled to know about the movements he started for the country’s freedom as he read every moment so he felt being in the movement and supporting Lal Lajpat Rai

The Movements are

  • Indian National Movement
  • The Indian Independence Movement (led by the Indian National Congress)
  • Hindu Reform Movement
  • Arya Samaj in Punjab

The Researcher finally notes down the slogans said by him

  • Simon Go Back
  • A single blow to my head would prove to be a nail in the coffin of British Rule

The Researcher finally says to himself: Lal Lajpat Rai’s life is a transformative journey from career to Independence

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1. What is the other name for Lal Lajpat Rai?

His other name is Lion of Punjab, he earned this for his contribution to the freedom struggle

2. When was Lal Lajpat Rai born?

He was born on 28 January 1865, he was the eldest child of his parents

3. Why was he exiled to Burma today’s Myanmar?

He joined the Indian National Congress for this reason he was exiled to Burma in 1907.

4. When and How did he die?

On 17 November 1928, he and a group of protesters were protesting against Simon’s commission. The police lathi charged them in which he was specifically targeted and died.

5. What are the books written by Lal Lajpat Rai?

Young India, Unhappy India, England Debt to India: Historical Narrative of Britain Fiscal Policy In India

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