Madan Lal Dhingra Martyrdom Centenary Commemoration Meeting in Birmingham on 15th August 2009

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Martyrdom of Madan Lal Dhingra-Centenary Commemoration


Date :      15th August 2009 ( Saturday )

Place:       Holyhead School, Holyhead Road, Handsworth, Birmingham  B21 0HN

Time :      3pm to 6pm


Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Madan Lal Dhingra was an Indian freedom fighter, political activist and  a revolutionary studying Engineering  in England. There he killed Sir William Hutt Curzon Wyllie, a British official. It was  hailed as one of the first acts of revolution in the Indian independence movement in the 20th century.

100 years ago on 17th August 1909, Madan Lal Dhingra was hanged in London’s Pentonville prison.His dead body was buried in the prison yard and a  brick in the nearby wall was marked MLD. Dhingra’s body was re-patriated to India on December 13, 1976.

Indian Workers Association Great Britain invites you to pay homage on the 100th anniversary of Madan lal Dhingra’s martyrdom .The speakers will speak about  Madan Lal Dhingra’s life , current crisis of  imperialism and  the political and economic situation in Britain today.

Programme :

Speakers :

Avtar Jouhl : General Secretary  Indian Workers Association Great Britain

Harpal Brar : Editor Lalkar, President Communist Party of Great Britain ( M.L)

Dave Roberts : Socialist Labour Party

Cultural Programme :

Poetry and songs : Ashwani Kumar, Surinder Virdee, Parkash Azad and many more.


Sheera Johal                               Harbhajan Dardi

 President                                           Secretary

Organised by  : Indian Workers Association Great Britain,(B’ham and Sandwell Branch)

346 Soho Road, Handsworth, Birmingham  B21 9QL

Tel : 0121 551 4679

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