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#TodayInHistory Ram Prasad Bismil,Ashfaqullah Khan and Roshan Singh are hanged in 1927, as they give up their life for the cause of freedom and inspire many a revolutionary. #LestWeForget
Shahjahanpur was a hub of revolution during the freedom struggle. Most of the revolutioaries in the North, were from this town. And among them, the most famous were two friends, whom destiny would bring together- Ram Prasad Bismil and Ashfaqullah Khan.
Ashfaqullah Khan was born at the turn of the 20th century on October 22, while Bismil was born 3 years earlier on June 11, in the same town. Both of them were excellent writers in Urdu and Hindi.
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Today is Jayanti of #AshfaqullaKhan one of the revolutionaries involved in the Kakori case, close associate to Ram Prasad Bismil, who was hanged along with him. Another of our heroes who laid down their lives for our freedom.
Apart from being home to one of the more well known musical gharanas, and home town of sarod player Amjad Ali Khan, Shahjahanpur was a hub of the revolutionary movement, both Bismil and Ashfaqullah Khan were from here.
Ashfaqullah Khan was born on October 22, 1900, the youngest of six siblings, son of Mohd. Shafiqullah Khan and Majroonissa Begum.While his father, came from a modest background, his mother came from a well off family, whose men were highly educated.
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