Ram Singh was a religious leader and a good preceptor. He preached purity of body and
purity of mind. He himself practiced both. He opposed lavish
spending at marriages and taught people to help the poor. When the British began to
strengthen their Empire by sowing the seeds of quarrel among the people of India, Ram
Singh worked against them but had to pay the price. He breathed his last in a far-off
Author - G.K.Venkateshamurthy
The guns were kept ready.
Fifty lives were to be destroyed on that day. Hundreds of persons had assembled to witness
this terrible event. The British Officer, Cowan, was sitting on a chair, his wife by his
How did the persons, who were condemned to death, behave in their last moments? Perhaps
they wept bitterly? Perhaps some of them fell at the feet
of the British officer? Perhaps theybegged for mercy? Perhaps they shrieked and raved when
they were led to face the guns?