[A post written after once again watching the Bollywood hit Rang De Basanti] It is 106 years since the day Bhagat Singh was born. He was 23 years, 6 months and 23 days old when he died in 1931. Bhagat Singh was a martyr.
Julius Fučík was a man who was murdered twice. He was murdered in flesh by the Nazis, desperate to silence the resistance of which he was a part. Four decades later, he was murdered in spirit by his own countrymen desperate to prove their loyalty to their new found faith- corporate capitalism. Yet, Fučík and […]