Sunday, June 19, 2011

Hari Kishan

                                             Hari Kishan  
Born in the year 1911at Galladher, Distt. Mardan (Now in Pakistan)
Hanged in Mianwali Jail,on June 9, 1931.
 Father : Sh. Gurdas Mal
His father was a great patriot and freedom fighter who trained him in pistol shooting. Came in contact with revolutionaries when Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev were shortly to be executed. He opened fire on Punjab Governor Geoffery de Montomorency on December 22,1930 in the convocation of Punjab University, Lahore. Avoided hitting Dr. Radha Krishnana who was also present there. Was subjected to all kinds of tortures. His father asked him in Jail, "How did you miss the target?" His father was involved in 52 cases by the police and died only after 25 days of Martyrdom of his son. One of Hari Kishan's brothers Bhagat Ram Talwar  helped Subhash Chander Bose to slip away through Khyber pass in the guise of Pathan and after few months Bose took over as Supreme Commander of Indian National Army (Azad Hind Fauj) in Singapore.

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