Madam Bhikhaiji Kama was the first to hoist the national flag on foreign soil.

Forty years after Gujarat’s heroic poet Narmad, who gave the mantra of ‘Premshaurya’ to Gujarat, conceived the flag of ‘Premshaurya’ for the first time on November 10, 1867, on August 18th, 1907, India’s national flag was hoisted for the first time abroad at the Socialist Council of Germany. After that, India got independence for another forty years and on 15th August, 1947, the national flag of independent India was hoisted from door to door. Thus, eighty years after the conception of the poet Narmad – in two periods of forty-forty years – the dream of the patriotic poet was embodied.

Narmad is a Gujarati, Madam Kama who hoisted the national flag on the soil of Germany is also a Gujarati, Mahatma Gandhi is also a Gujarati who successfully achieved Indian Swaraj. The history of Gujarat has been honored with these three events of national flag.
Is. In 1861, a baby girl was born to Mr. Sorabji Faramji Patel and Mrs. Jijibai Patel, a well-known businessman of Mumbai. Right from her childhood, the code of service to the poor and freedom of the country was called in the heart of the child beggar, so from her studies, she fell into political and social service activities and started living in them. Bhikhaiji’s work is e. Started from 1896. Then he risked his life to serve the people of plague-stricken Mumbai. While doing so, he himself was caught in the plague and his health took a serious form, but miraculously he recovered. But after recovery, again spent the night in the same service at the Parsi Panchayat Hospital. Finally succumbing to his father’s insistence, at an older age he married Mr. K.R. Married to Kama; But due to her zeal for national service and her investments in various activities of women’s awareness, marriage started to clash, so finally she sacrificed worldly happiness for the sake of the country and separated from her husband with much sorrow. Now she focused all her efforts on national service and Madam Kama’s name became famous in the fields of service.

At the beginning of this century there was a group of Indian revolutionaries in Europe, among which Vinayak Damodar (Veer) Savarkar, barrister Shyamji Krishnavarma etc. were prominent. e. In 1905, Shyamji Krishnavarma founded the ‘Homerule League’ and started a paper called ‘Indian Sociologist’. There was another revolutionary group in London at that time, which was called ‘Abhinav Bharat’. It is said that rich people like Sir Dorab Tata and Ratan Jamshedji Tata were also involved in it. Madame Cama joined the group.

At the age of 40, he fell seriously ill. He went to England for surgery as he was not properly diagnosed in India. There he met the ardent revolutionary Shyamji Krishnavarma. The embers of the country’s longing for freedom burning in Madame Kama’s heart were further ignited, and she began to give fiery lectures in Hyde Park, a famous area for free thought in London. Rotten like acid, the Britishers decided to arrest him after those lectures. But after knowing about it in advance, he left Paris. There he started getting acquainted with other Hindi revolutionaries. As he came in contact with Lala Hardayal, Veer Savarkar, Shapurji Saklatwala, Mukund Dev Sai, Virendra Chattopadhyay (Sarojini Naidu’s brother) etc., his fiery patriotism soon turned him into a living symbol of Indian revolutionary activity.

Is. In 1905, he started a weekly called ‘Vande Mataram’ from Geneva and took up the cause for the liberation of Hindus. In 1906, he also made a lecture-tour of America. Exasperated by his vigorous business, the British government forced him to come to India. 18th August 1907 in Germany
A large gathering of Socialists, Bhai, Ya Mitra, was attended by a thousand delegates, many of whom were from Europe.The resolution asking for independence was mentioned by Mr. Sindman, an English socialist, and Rae Madonna, (later British Prime Minister), in 1929. At that time, in order to stand with the national flag of India, the private national flag of India was held there instead of the Union Jack of Britain.

The leading revolutionaries of Hindustan started an organization called ‘Abhinav Bharat’ which actively worked for the liberation of India, Bhaidam Kama was its leading activist. When the First World War broke out in 1918, he made a clear call to Hindustan not to help the allied states and not to participate in the war. Hence the French government imprisoned him, his imprisonment stopped ‘Vande Mataram’. He endured that imprisonment until the end of the war.

In 1910, Madame Cama moved from London to Paris, Thamji Krishnavarma and Sardarsinhji Rana were also there, they especially liked to send seditious literature to India. For that he was working hard and giving money. Chakri Kari Jagatbhat’s first nation car was once the leader of revolutionary activity in Paris, giving lectures in many meetings in London and Paris and also helping Govind Amin, a Gujarati member of Savarkar’s group, to inspire patriotism. This Govind Amin had mastered the art of bomb making and was also a revolver expert, the same Govind Amin used to smuggle rifles to India. He committed suicide in August 1912.
There were eight lotus flowers in the lyka of Thay Adhvaja’s head. And just on the 18th anniversary of that month, the Chassistitional Nidan Karkarela had a seven-star inscription on the chest behind the head of a kal-fulne. Vande Mataram’ in the middle Maked belt was equal in both Akshadi and Surya Bijataraka in the lower green belt.

In 1910, when Savarkar was in Paris, he was being investigated for several cases and the Mumbai government had a warrant for his house, so Mrs. Kama advised him not to go to London. However, when Savarkar left for London, he was accompanied by Dadabhai Navroji’s granddaughter, Capt. There were too. He arrived in London on 13 March 1918, but was arrested soon after disembarking and a magistrate ordered him sent to India, so in July 1910 he was put on board the fireboat ‘Maru’. But the fireboat anchored in the port of Marseilles as the engine broke down. Savarkar secretly sent a message to Madame Kama that I will reach French soil at any cost. The British government also informed the French government about this. And indeed, the brave, Marnia Savarkar jumped from a boat and escaped from Marseilles, and even swam tens of miles in the ocean to the shore, only to be caught there; Because Madam Kamo’s colleagues were two hours late in saving him!

The First World War was over. From Russia, Lenin repeatedly sent invitations to Madame Cama to come to Russia, but she did not accept. On the other hand, despite many requests to come to the country, he did not get government permission to come to India due to his utopian ideas and revolutionary activities.

He served the country for 35 years. During that time, under the leadership of Gandhiji, the grand struggle for freedom began in India. Now his attraction towards the motherland increased to such an extent that he even accepted the harsh condition that the British government imposed on him not to participate in any political activity or lecture after coming to the country. In November 1935 – at about thirty-five years old – he set foot on the shores of Mumbai. He was taken directly from the port to Parsi General Hospital. In the hospital, confiscated literature and his beloved national flags came out from his luggage. It was all burned!
He came to India at the end of his life after enduring precious years of his life, many mental and physical tortures abroad. On 13th August 1936, at the tender age of 75, Bhikhaiji Kama passed away yearning for Indian independence. Eleven years after that, freedom-sun rose in India. There is no monument in India to that first revolutionary and brilliant jewel of the country; Only in Paris is there a monument to him, on which is written a single sentence that epitomizes his life and his spirit of freedom: ‘Resisting tyranny is equal to obeying God.’

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