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Bhagat Singh’s ideology is not meant to be hijacked. He has written with remarkable intellectual clarity. Read what he stood for in his essay — Why I Am an Atheist.

Do not let anyone cloud your mind and reasoning. Snippets in the 🧶 below, link at the very end
This 5,790-word essay was first published in People, a periodical brought out from Lahore, in September 1931.
In it, Bhagat Singh, a revolutionary freedom fighter, a socialist in his beliefs, a powerful writer, and a prolific journalist, begins by asserting that his atheism is the result of rational inquiry as opposed to vanity or pride.
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Bhagat Singh quit school at thirteen to devote his life to Indian Independence and died at a very young age of 23. Popularly he is known as Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh. He was found guilty of killing a British police officer and hanged on March 23, 1931.
After Jallianwala Bagh's incident at the age of 12, he bunked school and went to a tragic place. he collected a bottle of mud, wet with the blood of Indians and worship it every day. He was a great actor and played roles in plays like ‘Rana Pratap’ and ‘Bharat-Durdasha’.
Bhagat Singh in his childhood always spoke about guns. He wanted to grow guns in the fields using which he can fight with the British. When he was 8 years old, instead of talking about toys or games he always speaks about driving out British from India.
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1. Bl. Everald was born Northamptonshire, educated at Cambridge, and his brother William, who had become a priest in 1579 tried to convert him, but in vain until a sharp attack of illness made him enter into himself.
Bl. #EveraldHanse Image
2. He then went over to Reims (1580-1581),was ordained, and returned but his ministry was very short.

In July he was visiting in disguise some Catholic prisoners in the Marshalsea, when the keeper noticed that his shoes were of a foreign make.
#CatholicChurch #CatholicTwitter
3. He was then closely examined and discovered as a priest.

As yet there was no law against priests, and to satisfy the hypocritical professions of the government's persecutors, it was necessary to find some treason of which he was guilty.

#history #secular #government
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हर 23 मार्च को हम भगत सिंह, सुखदेव थापर और शिवराम राजगुरु द्वारा हमारे वतन के प्रति दिए गए बलिदान को याद करते हैं। इस दिन की वर्षगांठ जिस दिन इन तीनों क्रांतिकारियों ने अपने जीवन का बलिदान दिया, उसे शहीदी दिवस/शहादत दिवस #MartyrsDay के रूप में याद किया जाता है।
#BhagatSingh १/
उन्होंने एक मुक्त-उदारमतवादी, लोकतांत्रिक और धर्निरपेक्ष भारत का सपना देखा था। और अपने उस सपने के लिए उन्होंने अपनी जान न्योछावर कर दी। हमें भगत सिंह के सपनों के भारत को नहीं भूलना चाहिए।
हमें भगत सिंह के सपनों के भारत को नहीं भूलना चाहिए। और फिर भी, भारतीय समाज कट्टरवाद, सांप्रदायिक घृणा, अन्याय और भ्रष्टाचार के जहर से तहस नहस हो रहा है। आखिर कब तक हम एक दूसरे से लड़ते रहेंगे?
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I feel anxious for my children because tomorrow if mob surrounds them and asks, “Are you a Hindu or a Muslim?” …they will have no answer, says actor #NaseeruddinShah
#Tathya with Apoorvanand
In the context of the Sajjan Kumar conviction in the 1984 genocidal violence against Sikhs, we need to rethink about other incidents of violence that have happened in the country, says Prof. Apoorvanand.
We wish you a #MerryChristmas with the Christian Qawwals of Delhi.
"People look at me and wonder who I really am. I have only one answer for them. I am you," says Bernard Rufus, also known as Sahil Sufi Nizam, a popular singer of Christian Qawwalis.
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