Remembering Bhagat Singh Without Talking About his Ideology is Flawed
Bhagat Singh is viewed as a youth icon in India. Youngsters donning t-shirts with Bhagat Singh's image is a regular sight in universities around the country. His photos are also there in government offices. However, very little is known about the ideology of the guy who was hanged to death at 23 with two of his friends, Rajguru and Sukhdev. What was the idea of India of communist Bhagat Singh and his party? On March 23, on the occasion of Shaheed Diwas, journalist Nilanjan Mukhopadhyay talked to historian S. Irfan Habib on this issue.
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