LIE: When Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Batukeshwar Dutt, greats like them were jailed fighting for the country’s independence, did any Congress leader go to meet them?

Modi Lies / Wednesday, May 9th, 2018

On October 7, 1930, Bhagat Singh, Shivaram Rajguru and Sukhdev Thapar were sentenced to death for the Lahore conspiracy case. All three were hanged on March 23, 1931. As per the Selected Works of Jawaharlal Nehru, 1973 edition, Vol-4, Pg-13, “…in Lahore on August 9, 1929, (reported by The Tribune, August 10, 1929), I visited the Central Jail and the Borstal Jail yesterday and saw Sardar Bhagat Singh, Mr Batukeshwar Dutt, Mr Jatindranath Das and all the other accused in the Lahore Conspiracy Case, who are on hunger strike. Those who cannot be forcibly fed are dying slowly and the final act in the tragedy cannot be long delayed. The condition of Mr Jatindranath Das is critical. It was very painful for me to meet these extraordinarily brave young men and see their manifest suffering”

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