Lala Lajpat Rai: 152nd Birthday Anniversary

Lala Lajpat Rai
Lala Lajpat Rai

Lala Lajpat Rai was born on the year 1865, 28 January in Punjab. He was one of the flag bearers of Indian Independence. He published Punjab Kesari. and he is a part of the famous Lal-Bal-Pal trio. On the dark date 17 November 1928, he passed away.


Some interesting facts led under Lala Lajpat Rai:

  • Punjab National Bank, the national bank came into existence after efforts of Lala Lajpat Rai.
  • Lala Lajpatray Rai made efforts to establish Dayananda Anglo-Vedic School while studying Law at Lahore.
  • Lala Lajpat Rai (LAL) was influenced by Hinduism and introduce it to reform various policies in India.
  • As a law student, Lala Lajpat Rai (LAL) practiced law at Hissar.
  • Lala Lajpat Rai, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, and Bipin Chandra Pal are known to form a triumvirate to fight for the independence of India against British and they also promoted the Swadeshi movement.
  • Lala Lajpat Rai’s name is celebrated as nationalism pillar in India.
  • When the British government established a commission in 1928, where no Indian named in the commission. Lala introduced the silent march against it while returning, British police announced for the notorious lathi  In this charge, Rai was assaulted and got badly injured.
  • Here the words came out of Rai’s mouth, “I declare that the blows struck at me today will be the last nails in the coffin of British rule in India.”
  • On November 17, 1928, Lala Lajpat Rai succumbed before injuries.
  • After the name of after Lala Lajpat Rai, the University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences in Hisar, Haryana is introduced.
  • There are many writings of Lala Lajpat Rai, which includes The Story of My Deportation(1908), Arya Samaj (1915), Young India (1916), The United States of America: A Hindu’s Impression (1916), England’s Debt to India (1917)
  • And Unhappy India (1928).
  • In Odisha, his death reverberated as Martyrs’ Day.



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