Delhi CM Dikshit pays tribute to martyrs of Harding bomb case
New Delhi, May 8 (ANI): Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit today paid floral tributes to the Martyrs of famous Harding Bomb case Master Amir Chand, Bhai Bal Mukund and Master Awadh Behari at a simple function organized at MAMC Campus where once used to be the old jail.
Dikshit exhorted people to imbibe spirit of patriotism from the sacrifices made by martyrs of Harding Bomb case.
Social Welfare and Women Child Development Minister Professor Kiran Walia and Director (Information Publicity) P.C Jain were also present on the occasion.
The function was organized by Directorate of Information and Publicity, Government of Delhi.
Master Amir Chand, Bhai Bal Mukund and Master Awadh Behari were executed on May 8, 1915 in Old Delhi Jail. Basant Kumar Biswas was executed the next day in the Ambala Central Jail.
In memory of these martyrs, a modest memorial has been built at the site of 'Phansi Ghar' of the Old Delhi Jail where homage is paid every year to these sons of Delhi who exhibited their courage and commitment towards patriotism by protesting entry of the Governor-General of India into the new capital of Delhi on December 23, 1912.
They attacked the imperial procession by throwing a bomb in Chandni Chowk. Lord Harding was injured in this incident. (ANI)
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