Overview for A Zeal for Martyrdom: Kartar Singh Sarabha
Sardar Kartar Singh Sarabha, one of the greatest martyrs of India's freedom struggle, was from among the founding fathers of Gadar Party, abroad. This Party of fearless revolutionaries aimed at armed action against foreign empire. Getting inspiration from this brave young man numerous others followed him and joined the war of Independence and sacrificed their lives for the country. Activities of Kartar Singh Sarabha who was hanged to death at very young age of nineteen by the then foreign rulers, shook the foundations of the British Empire in India. The supreme patriotic spirit of Sarabha, had been a source of inspiration for Shaheed-e-Azam Bhagat Singh and Kishan Singh Gargaj besides others.
Gurcharan Singh Muhay (Author)
The author of this work is Dr. G.S. Muay, a retired senior Indian Information Service Officer (Editor-in-Chief, Sainik Smachar) and is a well known writer in Punjabi circles. He has published about eleven original books of his writings on of religious, social, medical, cultural and educational topics and has translated some 25 books from English and Hindi into Punjabi. He is currently, Also doing Ph.D. on 'Universal consciousness in Guru Granth Sahib: A Philosophical Study, from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He was Registered for the purpose in June, 2002. he is also writing journistic articles in English and Punjabi for various news papers. Hence he is living a very active and busy life.