22 October 2016
Birth Anniversary of Lala Deshbandhu Gupta Deshbandhu Gupta 14.6.2010
Deshbandhu Gupta was born on 14th June 1901 in Panipat. · Deshbandhu’s political career started against the background of the Rowlatt Actand the Jallianwala Bagh tragedy. The latter incident affected him profoundly. He left college and plunged into the freedom movement. He responded to the call of Gandhiji and joined the Non-cooperation Movement and was subsequently jailed. He assisted Lala Lajpat Rai in penning the articles for the Bande Mataram newspaper, thus receiving his first lessons in journalism.