Wishes have poured in for Ram Prasad Bismil on the famed revolutionary and freedom fighter's birth anniversary on June 11.
Union Home Minister Amit Shah addressed Bismil as an 'Amar Balidani' who sacrificed his life for the motherland. He also added that Bismil's thoughts are the reason why patriotism stirs in everyone's mind. Here's what Shah tweeted:
('Ram Prasad Bismil is the Amar Baladani whose thoughts and sacrifices are the reason of tide of patriotism in everyone’s heart .
He happily sacrificed all his pleasures of life for the motherland while laughing.
Our heartfelt salute to this patriot')
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath wished the Indian braveheart who gave up his life for the freedom struggle:
('The man behind the famous Kakori conspiracy, India’s true son and freedom struggle’s hero and great revolutionary, poet and martyr. Indians are proud of Sri Ram Prasad Bismil’s sacrifice. On this day, we salute you.')
Chief Minister of Rajasthan Ashok Gehlot did his part and tweeted:
Union Minister for Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu also expressed his thoughts and referred to Bismil as an audacious poet and tweeted:
Major Surendra Poonia, an Indian special forces veteran and member of BJP tweeted:
The Congress party also paid tribute:
Ram Prasad Bismil is famous for the Kakori Conspiracy or commonly known as 'Kakori Kand'. The conspiracy was a train robbery carried out by the Hindustan Republican Association (HRA) where Bismil along with his partners carried out a daring train robbery and looted the funds which were being transported to the British Empire treasury.