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LALA LAJPAT RAI 
The Servant of the Suffering

The sense of service shown by Lalaji and his devoted endeavor to help the poor, the downtrodden and those in difficulties bestowed lustre on his multifarious exertions. A terrible famine struck the Central Provinces in 1896. The draught shook people. No one can forget the part played by Lalaji at the time. Orphans and the destitute were at the mercy of the Christian missionaries and were being converted to Christianity. Lalaji began 
a movement to help the orphans. He saved 250 orphan children from Jabalpur, Bilaspur and other districts, brought them to Punjab and admitted them to the orphanages of the Arya Samaj.He realized that he did not have sufficient time for both social service and legal practice; so in 1898 he reduced his legal practice. In 1899 a worse famine struck Punjab, Rajasthan,Kathiawad and Central Provinces. Again Lalaji led the movement by the Arya Samaj to save helpless children.

It was a trying time for him. He organized an extraordinary movement. Not only were 2,000 helpless persons saved but they were also provided with food, clothing, education and employment. In this movement sometimes there were clashes with Christian missionaries. Government set up a famine relief commission in 1901 and got Lalaji's views. His account of famine conditions and his views led to a change in the government's attitude to the destitute. Hindus and people of other religions were able to establish orphanages for destitute children of their folds.

In 1905 an occasion arose for Lalaji to dive deper into another matter. There was an earthquake in Kangra district resulting in enormous loss of life and property. The Arya Samaj of Lahore set up a relief committee, As its secretary Lalaji toured Punjab province extensively and collected money for the committee. His service to the people at that time was unforgettable.

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Lala Lajpat Rai- A Great National Leader who came to be called 'Lion Of Punjab'
About Lala Lajpat Rai
Introduction
An Intelligent Student
The Dawn Of Ideals
The Lawyer
The Beginning Of Public Services
To The Political Sphere
In Lahore
Lightning In His Pen
You are Here! The Servant of the Suffering
Visit To England
Government's Wrath
In Other Countries
The Non- Cooperation Movement
In Prison
Organising The Hindus
"Unhappy India"
The Simon Commission
Imperialism Strikes
Country Did Not Forget
'The Lion Of Punjab'
A Multifaced Diamond
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