|Birth Day:||May 15, 1907|
|Death Date:||Mar 23, 1931 (age 23)|
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As per our current Database, Sukhdev Thapar died on Mar 23, 1931 (age 23).
While teaching at India's National College, Lahore, he became one of the founders of a youth independence movement known as Naujawan Bharat Sabha.
Sukhdev Thapar was born in Ludhiana, Punjab, British India on 15 May 1907 to Ramlal Thapar and Ralli Devi. A Khatri, he was brought up by his uncle Lala Achintram after the death of his father.
Sukhdev participated in numerous revolutionary activities such as a prison hunger strike in 1929; he is best known for his assaults in the Lahore Conspiracy Case (17 December 1928).. He is best remembered for his involvement in the assassination of Deputy Superintendent of Police, J. P. Saunders, on 17 December 1928, by Bhagat Singh and Shivaram Rajguru, undertaken in response to the violent death of the veteran leader Lala Lajpat Rai.
Sukhdev was the prime accused in the Lahore Conspiracy Case of 1929, whose official title was "Crown versus Sukhdev and others." The first information report (FIR) of the case, filed by Hamilton Harding, senior superintendent of police, in the court of R.S. Pandit, the special magistrate in April 1929, mentions Sukhdev as accused number 1. It describes him as Swami alias villager, son of Ram Lal, caste Thapar Khatri. After the Central Assembly Hall bombings in New Delhi (8 April 1929), Sukhdev and his accomplices were arrested, convicted, and sentenced to death.
On 23 March 1931, Thapar was hanged in Lahore jail, along with Bhagat Singh and Shivaram Rajguru. Their bodies were secretly cremated at the banks of the River Sutlej.
Shaheed Sukhdev College of Business Studies, a constituent college of the University of Delhi, is named in memory of Sukhdev. It was established in August 1987.
Sukhdev was born and raised in Ludhiana, Punjab, which was then part of British-ruled India.
Currently, Sukhdev Thapar is 115 years, 4 months and 13 days old. Sukhdev Thapar will celebrate 116th birthday on a Monday 15th of May 2023. Below we countdown to Sukhdev Thapar upcoming birthday.