Sukhdev Thapar

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Birthday
15, 1907
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 23, 1931 (23)
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
15, 1907
Birthplace
India
Death Date
Mar 23, 1931 (23)

About

An Indian political revolutionary and a member of the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association, Thapar was executed for his involvement in the 1928 Lahore Conspiracy, which led to the assassination of police deputy J. P. Saunders.

Before Fame

While teaching at India's National College, Lahore, he became one of the founders of a youth independence movement known as Naujawan Bharat Sabha.

Trivia

After his death, his statue was erected to commemorate his acts of bravery.

Family Life

He was born and raised in Ludhiana, Punjab, which was then part of British-ruled India.

Associated With

He and fellow revolutionary Bhagat Singh were both hanged for their roles in the Lahore Conspiracy.