Udham Singh – A short Biographical Sketch. Udham Singh was one of the great patriots of India, with a burning desire to see his motherland free from the. Udham Singh, a revolutionary nationalist, was born Sher Singh on 26 December , at Sunam, in the then princely state of Patiala. His father, Tahal Singh. Udham Singh born as Sher Singh was an Indian Revolutionary famous for assassinating Sir Michael O’Dwyer.

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According to British records, he was born at Sunam Village, Patiala State, on 23 Augustand was known at various stages in his relatively short life by the following names: Two revolvers, one pistol, a quantity of ammunition and copies of the prohibited paper, Ghadr-i-Gunj [Voice of Revolt], were recovered from him.

He did not try to flee or resist arrest and was immediately taken into custody. After the closure of the cattle fair, many people started gathering together at Jallianwala Bagh a public garden of acres that was walled on all the sides. On several occasions he is reported to have expressed extreme views and he is known to have boasted that he had smuggled arms into India. Two biogfaphy hit him and he was killed on the spot. At the trial, Udham had given his name as Mohammad Singh Azad, the same name he had used to gain entry to England in ydham I have seen my people starving in India under the British rule.

Udham Singh being led away after the shooting It would seem so.

A look at the actual history of one of the most shocking events of the independence struggle”. Privacy Policy Manage Cookies. The Udham Singh story March 13, Re was issued with a passport on 20 March in Lahore in the name of Udham Singh. There is, however, evidence to show that he had been pursuing the calling of a peddler.


For other people named Udham Singh, see Udham Singh disambiguation. He made his way to Kashmir, where he used an alias to evade police and escape to Germany.

This is how the report runs: Privately, he formed plans to assassinate Michael O’Dwyer. India Office Library and Records. He was released from gaol on 23 October A number of perceptions abound about the man, fuelled by popular stories of the time.

Sunghhe returned to India on orders from Bhagat Singh, bringing 25 associates as well as revolvers and ammunition. Singh was arrested and later put on trial. As the meeting came to a close, he approached the platform and unleashed a volley of shots. Chattar Singh Jiwan Singh.

During this period, Brigadier-General Dyer died after suffering a series of strokes while Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev fellow revolutionaries whom Singh deeply admired were hanged for their involvement in the Lahore conspiracy case.

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He was a political revolutionary — a member of the Ghadar Party — who was aware of his actions and wanted to make a point against British imperialism. He arrived in this vessel at Karachi in July,and deserted from her in Calcutta. For full 21 years, I have been trying to seek vengeance.

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John Hutchison representing him. A district Udham Singh Nagar of Uttarakhand was named after him to pay homage in October by the then Mayawati government. I am not scared of death. Retrieved 10 October He has a keen interest in history and historicity and jumps at every opportunity to explore people, places and events that have a connection with the past. My parents died when I was three or four.

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Dyer ordered his troops to fire without warning on the assembled crowd in Jallianwala Bagh. More from The Times of India. InUdham Singh passed his matriculation examination and left the orphanage for good the next year. The name was also tattooed on his arm as a symbol of the unity of all religions against the British oppression.

On 13 April, over twenty thousand biograhy People were assembled in Jallianwala BaghAmritsar to protest against the act.

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I regard it as an act of insanity Singh, years-old at the time, was deeply biohraphy by the event and soon got involved in the armed resistance that was unfolding in and outside India. Past Prism This blog is mostly about the past and occasionally about the present — which for the writer, dealing daily with current affairs — is the proverbial bread and butter— while the past is a passionate indulgence.

It would seem so. But is there more to his story than this seemingly sijgh act of revenge?

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His ashes were then scattered in the Satluj river, the same river in which the ashes of Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev had been scattered. There was also resentment against Indians being pushed by the British to fight in the war. I don’t belong to society or anything else.