Lala Lajpat Rai

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-242-1

Library Price : Rs.800

Library Dollar Price : 32$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2017

No. Of Pages : 276

Book Weight :554

About The Book

Lala Lajpat Rai (1865-1928) was a great author and politician, who is chiefly remembered as a leader in the Indian fight for freedom from the British Raj. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari (The Caesar of Punjab). He was also the founder of Punjab National Bank and Lakshmi Insurance Company. Born in Monga district of Punjab, on 28th January, in 1865, Lajpat rai created a career of reforming Indian polity through politics and writing. Later, Lala Lajpat Rai`s involvement became imperative to the Indian Independence Movement. His actions in anti-imperialist movements led to numerous arrests. He became an important member of the Arya Samaj. Lala Lajpat Rai led political rallies. He presided over the first session of the All India Trade Union Congress in 1920. In 1923, he became a member of the Imperial Legislative Assembly. Lajpat Rai engaged heavily in direct action and protest against British rule. He was repeatedly arrested. He was not only a good orator but also a prolific and versatile writer. In 1928, Lajpat Rai led a procession to demonstrate against the Simon Commission. During this procession, Rai became the target of a lathi charge by British police. Later, he died of serious injuries.

 

Contents :

1. An Illustrious Life
2. Leader in Making
3. Influence of Arya Samaj
4. In Political Arena
5. Rise of a Revolutionary
6. Writings and Speeches
7. Golden Words of Lala Lajpat Rai
8. Lala Lajpat Rai`s Life at a Glance
Bibliography

About The Author

Dr. M.H. Syed, prolific writer and scholar in his own right, is a specialist in educational subjects. An academic to the core, he is totally devoted to research and serious writing. Of late, he has been focusing on various matters, concerning education. He has several books to his credit. In addition to the present work, he is currently engaged in a project on "Education for All." 

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