Shaheed Udham Singh history age caste images unknown facts

Shaheed Udham Singh history age caste images unknown facts

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Shaheed Udham Singh was a true national revolutionary. He spent his whole life for his country and died for his country. He was the man who killed the Michael who was responsible for Jallian Vala Bagh incident and took the revenge of many innocent people who were died at the time of Jallian Vala Bagh incident. Many people want to know about his history in detail. Here you will find every detail about Udham Singh. Read this article “Shaheed Udham Singh history age caste images unknown facts” carefully to the end.

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Name- Udham Singh

Another name- Sher Singh

Date of birth- 26 December 1899

Age- 51 years (1899-1940)

Birthplace- Sunam Patiala

Religion- Sikh

Nationality- Indian

Death Date- 15 July 1940

The name of this great national revolutionary was Udham Singh. His another name is Sher Singh. In childhood, people were known him with this name. But after, he took admission in Khalsa Orphanage, they changed his name and gave him a new name Udham Singh. He was born in the small village of Patiala Punjab that is Sunam. His date of birth was 26 December 1899 and his age was only 51 years when he died. He died on 15 July 1940. He did not get a natural death. Udham was sentenced to hang till death by the central court of Landon in the murder case of Michael who was responsible for the Jallian Vala Bagh incident. He was Indian and Sikh by religion.


Father name- Tahal Singh

Brother- Mukta Singh

Let me tell you about the family of Shaheed Udham Singh. His father name was Tahal Singh who was a watchman at the railway crossing. He also had a brother. His brother name was  Mukta Singh and his another name was Sadhu Singh. Udham Singh lost his parents at a very early age. He was only 7 years old when he lost his parents. After that, he spent his childhood in the orphanage with his brother. The name of that Orphanage was Central Khalsa Orphanage. It was located in the Amritsar. He admitted in this orphanage on 24 October 1907.

Unfortunately, one more bad thing happened in the life of Udham Singh. He also lost his brother. His brother died in 1917 and leaved him alone.


After the death of his brother, Udham Singh became alone and he also left the orphanage in 1918 after passing his matriculation exam. His life took a turning point when a very sad incident happened to him. It was the incident of Jallianvala Bagh. Udham was there on 13 April 1919 on the day of Baisakhi when the thousands of innocent people were killed by the order of General Reginald Edward Harry Dyer while they were doing a peaceful meeting. After this sad incident, Udham Singh life changed completely. He had an anger inside him for the culprits of this incident. This anger made him a revolutionary.

After that incident, he left India for some time and went to the United States. But he again returned to India soon in 1920.

But Udham Singh did a mistake, he carried revolvers with him and his bad luck, he arrested by the Amritsar police with those revolvers. So, In the case of Arms act, he went to the jail for four years. In 1931, he released from the jail and return to Sunam, his hometown. But he didn’t stay there, he again returned to Amritsar and opened a paint shop.

He was very much impressed by the revolutionary activities of Bhagat Singh and also wanted to become a revolutionary like Bhagat Singh. He started following him like his guru.

After some time, Udham Singh again left India and went to England. But the anger of revenge for Jallian Vala Bagh incident was still in his heart. After a long wait, he got a chance to take the revenge of all the innocent peoples who were killed in Jallian Vala Bagh. On 13 March 1940, he killed the Michael O’Dwyer. Michael was the governor of Punjab when the Jallian Vala bagh incident took place and also responsible for that incident. That is why he targeted him and shot him with a pistol and Michael fell down on the ground and died at the moment. Udham Singh stayed there, he did not try to escape. He started giving slogan continuously.

After that, he was arrested by the police. They charged the murder case on him. The central court sentenced him punishment of death in a murder case of Michael on 4 June 1940. At last on 15 July 1940, Udham Singh was hanged in jail of Landon.

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