Long years ago, we made a tryst with destiny and now the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge... At the stroke of the midnight hour, when the world sleeps, India will awake to life and freedom. - Jawaharlal Nehru
One individual may die for an idea; but that idea will, after his death, incarnate itself in a thousand lives. - Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Q.23 He was born on 23rd July 1906 and was sent to Varanasi to study Sanskrit. At age of 15 he joined Non-cooperation movement started by Gandhi and was arrested. When asked his father's name he answered "Swatantrata" meaning Freedom and his residence as "Jail".
In 1925 he was involved in an incident at place which lends its name to a kind of kebab.
Who was this great Indian freedom fighter
Chandrashekhar Azad. When asked his name he had answered "Azad" meaning "Free" and the name stuck.
The Incidence was "Kakori Train Robbery" and Kakori kebabs are famous from that place.
Q.25 Lala Hardayal was the student and he invited one particular professor at Lahore Govt College in 1904 to recite a particular poem which is formally known as Tarana-e-Hindi. The poet later migrated to Pakistan but the song is very popular in India.Which one?
Saare Jahan Se Achcha Hindustan Humara by Muhammad Iqbal.
Q.26 "Neel Darpan" was play written by Dinabandhu Mitra in 1859. The back drop of the play was a revolt by farmers who refused to grow something that the East India Compant forced them to. This revolt was unlike Sepoy Mutini non-violent and involved a bigger populace, one of the first passive resistance movement, and was more successful. The play was translated in English by Michael Madhusudan Dutta and published by Rev James Long.
Name the crop that the farmers refused to sow.
Indigo. That is how the name of the play, Neel Darpan (The Indigo Planting Mirror)
Q.27 This song was written in 1911 and in 1919 Besant Theosophical College in a small town of Madanpalle in Andhra Pradesh adopted it as their prayer song due to the content of the lyrics praising God and other noble ideals. Which song are we talking about?