Remembering Lala Har Dayal

2019-03-04 Mon

A Gadar Party’s legendary hero, Lala Har Dayal breathed his last on March 4 in 1939. He was a great Indian nationalist, revolutionary and freedom fighter who dedicated to the removal of British influence in India.

Born on October 14, 1884 at Delhi into a Mathur Kayastha family, Lala graduated from the Government College, Lahore. He secured Master Degree in English Literature.

In 1913 he set up the weekly paper, Ghadr, in California and was one of the founding members of the Hindustan Ghadr Party. Apart from his political and patriotic involvement, Lala has contributed al lot in the field of Literature. He breathed his last in Philadelphia, USA on 4th March 1939.

In 1987, the India Postal Department issued commemorative stamp in his honor, within the series of ‘India’s Struggle for Freedom’.

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