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Lala Lajpat Rai Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 28, 2019

Short Biography

Lala Lajpat Rai Aggarwal was born on 28th January 1865 in Dhudike, Punjab, British India. He was an Indian Freedom Fighter, Revolutionary, Activist, Politician, Writer, Author, Autobiographer & Founder of Hisar Bar Council, Hisar Congress, Hisar Arya Samaj etc. He was popularly called as Punjab Kesari. 

Lala Lajpat Rai Complete Bio & Career

Lalaji was one of the foremost leaders who raised his voice against the British Rule in India. In 1880, Lala Lajpat Rai enrolled in the Government College at Lahore to study Law. During his college days, he made friends with patriots and future freedom fighters like Pandit Guru Dutt and Lala Hans Raj. The trio became best friends and joined the Arya Samaj, which was founded by Swami Daya Nand Saraswati. He then worked as the editor of Arya Gazette.
He toured the US in 1907 and penned down a book titled The United States of America, which was published in 1916. After returning to India he was elected as the President of Congress in the Calcutta Special Session held in 1920. He was one of the key participants in the formation of Lakshmi Insurance Company and Punjab National Bank.
In his remembrance, the bus terminus in Jagraon in Punjab is named after him. In addition to various institutes and libraries, roads in metro cities of India are named after him.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He stood forward and protested against Simon Commission and was lathi-charged by police. He was severely injured and finally died of heart-attack on 17-11-1928 in a hospital at Lahore, Pakistan at the age of 63.

DEATHDAY 17 November,1928 (Friday)
DEATH PLACE Lahore, Punjab

Lala Lajpat Rai Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to a school teacher Munshi Radha Krishan Aggarwal and Gulab Devi Aggarwal. He was married to Radha Devi Aggarwal and had two sons named Pyarelal Aggrawal, Amrit Rai Aggrawal, and a daughter named Parvati Aggrawal.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Moga
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Lahore, Pakistan
School Government Higher Secondary School, Rewari, Haryana, India
College Government College University, Lahore, Pakistan
Qualification LLB
Hobbies Reading Books & Writing
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White, Cream
Favorite Dress Safari Suit with Pagri

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Lala Lajpat Rai

  • Dayanand Anglo-Vedic School was established in 1886 with the help of Lala Lajpat Rai.
  • A university in Hisar named the Lala Lajpat Rai University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences is in honoured.
  • A statue of Lala Lajpat Rai is established in his honoured at The Mall, Shimla, Himachal Pradesh 171001.
  • The Government of India, Department of Post had issued a commemorative stamp on his 100th birthday i.e. 28-01-1965.
  • He had helped to found the Punjab National Bank (PNB).
  • He was the head of Lakshmi Insurance Company which merged with LIC, India.
  • He was the writer and author of several numbers of books including an autobiography.

Lala Lajpat Rai Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Lala Lajpat Rai was 63 years 9 months & 20 days old age.