Khudiram Bose death anniversary: This freedom fighter was sent to gallows on August 11, 1908 after he was found guilty in the Muzaffarpur conspiracy case when he was just 18 years old.
Khudiram Bose has been the youngest revolutionary freedom fighter executed on August 11, 1908 when he was 18 due to his involvement for his role in the Muzaffarpur conspiracy case.
Khudiram Bose, with another freedom fighter Prafulla Chaki, attempted to assassinate a British judge, Douglas Kingsford but the bombs failed to hit the judge’s carriage and instead hit a different one, leading to the death of two other people.
Chaki committed suicide even before the police could arrest him, however, Bose was arrested and later was sentenced to death when he was only 18. He was hanged at the Muzaffarpur Jail, which has been renamed after him.
Khudiram Bose was born in a village in Medinipur district of West Bengal on December 3, 1889. He was the youngest among four siblings.
In fact, he was brought up by his eldest sister as he lost his parents early in life.
As per newspaper reports, he went to the gallows with a smile.