Bhagat Singh had cut his hair but after meeting Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh jee he stopped cutting his hair and at the time he died, the hair on his head were 6 inches long. This was confirmed by the Granthi – Bhai Arur Singh – who performed his last rites.
Sirdar Kapur Singh in Sachi Sakhi has written that Bhagat Singh’s last wish was to get amrit from Punj Pyare who would include Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh. His wish was not granted.
Bhagat Singh’s meeting with Bhai Sahib is totally ignored by the mainstream media because it does not suit their parochial thinking. They highlight the part when Bhagat Singh out of ignorance cut his hair to save himself from getting arrested but choose to ignore that part of Bhagat Singh’s life when he realized his mistake after meeting Bhai Sahib jee and stopped cutting his hair.
Having said that, if you read Bhagat Singh’s life, you get surprised at how mature he was at his early age. Right from the onset, he was inclined towards contributing his life for the people of his country. He participated in the agitation of Nanakana Sahib when he was merely 14-15 years old. At the age of 16, he decided firmly that he was going to work to free India from the British. In 1924, at the age of 17, he left his home to work for independance of India. He joined the Hindustant Socialist Republican Association that was led by the legendary Chander Shekhar Azad after the Kakori robbery.
Chander Shekhar Azad was known for his physical power and his companions believed that no one was stronger than him. An eye witness who had seen Bhagat Singh for the first time in Jhansi, has written that on that day, after bathing, Azad and Bhagat Singh started applying oil on each other’s bodies. Then they started doing friendly wrestling and Bhagat Singh lifted Azad like a feather and threw him on the floor. Azad’s companions who used to think that he was invincible could not believe their eyes. Soon Bhagat Singh become second in command after Azad.
Most of Bhagat Singh’s companions were from UP and Madhya Pradesh and many were from poor families as opposed to Bhagat Singh who was from Punjab’s wealthy family. He was tall, fair, strong and handsome and anyone who saw him and experienced his friendly conduct, used to get greatly impressed.
Like Kartar Singh Sarabha, Bhagat Singh too did great works in his early age. By the age of 20, he was arrested and before hitting the age of 24, he was hanged by the British. Sardar Kartar Singh Sarabha, who was an inspiration and hero of Bhagat Singh, was arrested along with Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh jee. He was hanged before he hit the age of 20. Sarabha was nothing short of a wonder. After reading his life, one wonders how could a teenager be so mature. His courage and maturity was breathtaking. He famously met Bhai Sahib Randhir Singh jee and inspired Bhai Sahib to join their freedom struggle. He asked Bhai Sahib to wear a White Dastaar when attacking the Ferozepur contanment. Bhai Sahib refused to wear White Dastaar and said that he could only wear Surmai (Navy Blue) Dastaar.
Kartar Singh Sarabha, Bhagat Singh, Chander Shekhar Azad and Rajguru, all were great men who worked for freedom of their countrymen. Great men they were. Daas has full faith that since Bhagat Singh and Sarabha jee did Sangat of Bhai Sahib jee, they were certainly blessed with full Gursikhi.