Lala Lajpat Rai Jayanti is celebrated to mark his birth anniversary. He was an Indian nationalist, writer, politician, and leader of the Hindu supremacy movement.
He was born on 28 January 1865 in Dhudike, India. He played an important role in the Indian Independence movement.
He was popularly known as the 'Lion of Punjab' and 'Punjab Kesari'. He was one of the three members of the 'Lal Bal Pal'.
“The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of British rule in India.”
"A person should be courageous and honest in worshipping the truth, without being concerned about receiving worldly benefits."
"The Government which attacks its own innocent subjects has no claim to be called a civilised government. Bear in mind, such a government does not survive long.''
"The attempt to fulfill the objective by peaceful means with full devotion and honesty is called non-violence.”
“Defeat and failure are sometimes necessary steps of victory.” “The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of British rule in India.”
"I am a Hindu, in the Punjab the Hindus are in a minority and so far as I am concerned I should be quite content to be represented by any good Mohammedan or Sikh member."
"I always believed that my silence on several topics will be an advantage in the long run."
"No nation was worthy of any political status if it could not distinguish between begging political rights and claiming them."