Akshay Kumar Movie Kesari Depicts The Greatest History Of 21 Sikh Fought Against 10,000 Afghans In Saragarhi.
We all watched 300. And all of us adored Gerard Butler along with his men.
300 Men led by the King Leonidas, of Sparta, Conducted A huge Mexican army in the Battle of Thermopylae.
What should I inform you that a similar conflict was fought in India?
21 Sikh soldiers fought with their deaths against 10,000 Afghani tribesmen in the Battle of Saragarhi.
It’s said that They out of the ran Bullets, they struggled with their swords
A BATTLE SO FEROCIOUS 600 PASHTUN BODIES ALSO FOUND ON THE BATTLEFIELD
The Way 21 Soldiers Stood Facing 10,000
Saragarhi was a little village at the Khyber Pakhtun part of present day in Pakistan.
21 soldiers in the British of the Sikh Regiment India stationed there to set a communication system between Fort Lockhart Fort Gulistan inbetween the Hind Kush mountains.
The Pashtuns, however, wished to capture both forts for themselves
To this end, few attacks were started by the Afghani tribes in the Area between 27 August To 11 September.
But the greatest attack came on the last afternoon of the struggle –on 12 September 1897. The Saragarhi post billed by Ten thousand Enemies.
Lance Naik Lal Singh fired in the Enemies . However, Bhagwan Singh get murdered in the war and Lal Singh had several injuries.
The Sikh soldiers refused — although the Pashtun tribes asked the soldiers to surrender.
However, they entered the fort and also a gruesome Battle started.
Even while a huge selection of enemies waiting at the door, Ishar Singh struck along with others
After fighting courageously for hours, Ishar Singh along with his companions all faces death. In an attempt to enter the fort, the Afghani Army set it on fire.
With this stage five India soldiers were still living. Gurumukh Although the remainder outnumbered from the Afghani Army — fought until their final breaths singh stood in the signal tower.
He came down and stuffed his possessions From the tower, shooting firearms in his hands.
It was just when the day the British Army attained the Saragarhi post. They won it back after fighting the tribesmen for the following 2 days again.
To the 21, tributes also paid Following the Battle of Saragarhi Bravehearts in the British Parliament.
These heros honored with the Victoria Cross. Till date,
the Sikh regiment celebrates Saragarhi Diwas on 12 Sept.