Khudiram Bose was hanged at the age of 18 years. He was one of India’s youngest revolutionary freedom fighters.
About Khudiram bose
- He was born in Midnapore District, Bengal Presidency in 1889,
- Khudiram Bose was raised by his elder sister after his parents died when he was only 6.
- Even during his, Khudiram was attracted to the freedom movement.
- Aurobindo and Sister Nivedita (Swami Vivekananda’s disciple) was the prime inspiration to Bose when they held public lectures in his district in 1902 and 1903 respectively. The spirit of revolution had been ignited in him.
- At the young age of 16, he had placed bombs near police stations and targeted government officials.
- He is reported to have said of the British domination of India, “Can there be a disease worse than slavery?”