Ram Prasad Bismil

Bismil was born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, in 1897. The famous freedom fighter was involved in the historic Kakori train robbery.

After clashing with the Congress party and growing resentment, he founded the Hindustan Republic Association, which quickly grew to include leaders such as Bhagat Singh and Chandrashekhar Azad.

Ram Prasad Bismil's war cry was the famous lines "Sarfaroshi ki tamanna ab hamare dil mein hai, dekhna hai zor kitna baazu-e-qatil mein hai" written by Urdu poet Bismil Azimabadi (Not to be confused with Ram Prasad Bismil).

Bismil, along with Genda Lal Dixit organised youth to strengthen their organisations, the ‘Matrivedi' and the ‘Shivaji Samiti.'They raided government coffers to raise money for the parties.

Ram Prasad Bismil, along with Ashfaqulla Khan and others, carried out the plan to rob the train at Kakori, near Lucknow, on August 9, 1925.

He was sentenced to death after the trial in the so-called Kakori conspiracy and was hanged On December 19, 1927 at the age of 30 in the Gorakhpur jail.