Thursday, 18 December 2014

Death Anniversary of Ashfaqulla Khan


Ashfaqulla khan                        - Today is His Death Anniversary

( October 22, 1900 – December 19, 1927 )

He was a freedom fighter in the Indian independence movement. He was Urdu poet. His pen name was HASRAT. He is associated with Hindustan Republican Association. He was from Shahjanpur of U.P. He along with H.R.A. members organized “ kakori train robbery “ . He was hanged by the British on December 19, 1927 in Faridabad jail. He was the first prominent Muslim figure hanged by the 
British