Shaheed Bhai Balwant Singh Ji

Of all the martyrs of the Kanpur massacre, Bhai Balwant Singh was the youngest, at the tender age of only 15 years. His mother, Mata Sumitra Kaur worked as a cleaner and with great effort raised the entire family as his father, Sardar Maha Singh had passed away.

According to the post mortem, four bullets struck the Bhai Balwant Singh’s body and a sword had cut his jaw. Bhai Gurcharan Singh, Balwant Singh’s older brother was also hospitalized with a bullet wound in the right side of his torso.