The slogan Inquilab Zindabad was given by an Urdu poet called Maulana Hasrat Mohani
Furthermore, the All India Azad Muslim Conference and the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association also used Inquilab Zindabad as their official slogan. The slogan had a lot of sentiments attached to it and evoked pro-independence emotions in people.
What does Inquilab Zindabad Mean?
‘Inquilab Zindabad’ can be translated to long live the revolution. Bhagat Singh and his comrade Batukeshwar Dutt shouted this slogan in the famous bombing of Delhi’s Central Legislative Assembly on April 8, 1929. Thus, he added more value to this slogan which caught fire quickly and became the official slogan for the revolution. Later, the slogan was raised in an open court as a joint statement in Delhi’s High Court in June 1929.
Who Gave the Slogan Inquilab Zindabad?
The famous slogan Inquilab Zindabad was first coined by Urdu poet Maulana Hasrat Mohani. He was also a freedom fighter and this slogan was used by different organisations during India’s freedom struggle. However, it was Shaheed Bhagat Singh who made the slogan popular by using it in his speeches and shouting it at the bombing of the Central Legislative Assembly in 1929.
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