freedom fighters

The Gritty Revolutionary

The month of August, to echo Sylvia Plath, is “the odd uneven time” as “the best of summer gone, and…

Remembering a revolutionary

Whether Gandhi tried to persuade the then Viceroy Lord Irwin with full sincerity of purpose to commute the death sentence is a matter of debate till today, but what is not so debated is the fact that in our history textbooks the role of armed revolutionaries in the freedom struggle is not given due recognition.

Warriors for a foreign cause

What they did not realize was that top-level officials were plotting at the same time to arrest Sarla Behn as well. Intelligence officials had reported that Sarla Behn was not only deeply committed to the freedom movement but in addition she had also won the respect and affection of most people.