On 11 August 1908, Khudiram Bose, who was the youngest freedom fighter was hanged at the age of 18. He was famous for the events like “Muzaffarpur Killing” and “Distribution of Handbill”. When he was only in class 8, he decided that he will fight for the independence of the country.
Khudiram Bose, The Youngest Revolutionary who hanged at the age of 18
He was born in 1889 which is now known as West Bengal’s Midnapore region. Khudiram Bose was highly inspired by the philosophy of Sir Aurobindo who was himself was a great freedom fighter of India. Money Heist Season 5 Release Date
Since a very young age, he was an orphan and was raised by her elder sister. It’s been said that, even when he was a boy, Khudiram always wanted to fight for the Independence of India.
The Carriage Killing Incident
Khudiram Bose along with his partner Prafulla Chaki has planned to assassinate the Chief Presidency Magistrate Kingsford, on 30 April 1908 in Muzaffarpur. Both have targetted him because of his cruel judgment against Freedom Fighter.
They planned to blow up the carriage in which Kingsford is supposed to be traveling but everything went south. When Khadiram found out that instead of Kingsford there were two innocent British women in the carriage and they have killed them both.
However, Khadiram and Prafulla both had managed to run from the crime scene but later Prafulla committed suicide and Khudiram was arrested.
The Court Proceedings
During the hearing, Khudiram took full responsibility for the blast and he accepted the death sentence with a smile on his face. Later when the judge asked him to say something, Khudiram said that if there could some more time then he could teach the judge how to make bombs.
In his honor, an undergraduate college was named as Khudiram Bose Central College in 1965 in Kolkata. The jail where he was incarcerated has been named as Khudiram Bose Memorial Central Jail.