Shri Shashi Bhushan
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Shashi Bhushan, A revolutionary and a satyagrahi freedom fighter, and a political and social activist developed aversion to injustice, atrocities and exploitation and became a rebel from his childhood. His ideas and his determined fight against communal forces which define his personality, had roots in the teachings of patriotic and secular heroes. For example in Mungawali, he received education from a teacher who had taught Shaheed Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi. From his childhood, Shashi Bhushan grew up in a sociopolitical milieu in which people were inspired by the teachings of Swami Dayanand, Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Swami Vivekanand against feudalism, orthodoxy, untouchability and casteist exploitation.

Shashi Bhushan was a minor when he was arrested as A-class security prisoner. He became adult in jail. Before arrest, the authorities in Gwalior, Delhi, Punjab and United Province had declared him an absconder. A team of CID officials which included a Scotland Yard trained CID Inspector Radhika Narain, Inspector Gurdial Singh and Dy. S.P. Bawa Jagat Singh were specially assigned the task of executing warrants of arrest against Shashi Bhushan. The over all incharge of the arrest operation was DIG(CID) Base, an Englishman.

Some of his memories related to his arrests and detension, about jail inmates, study circle in jail and externment of british from India are as follows.

Arrest and Detention

Jail Inmates

Security Prisoner

Study Circle in jail

Externment from British India



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