Azad was born as Chandrashekhar Tiwari on 23 July 1906 in Bhavra Village, in the Present day Alirajpur district of Madhya Pradesh.His forefathers were from Badarka village near Kanpur.His Mother,Jagrani devi Tiwari, was the third wife of sitaram tiwari,whose previous wives had died young. After the birth of their first son, sukhdev tiwari,in Badarka,the family moved to Alirajpur state.His mother wanted her son to be a great Sanskrit schoolar and
Persuaded his father to send him to kashi vidyapeeth,Banaras,to study.In December 1921,when Mohandas karmchand Gandhi
Launched the non-cooperation Movement,
Chandrashekhar, then a 15 year old student,Joined. As a result, he was arrested. On being produced before a magistrate, he gave his name as "Azad", his father's name as " swatantrata" and his residence as "Jail".
from that day he came to be known as Chandrashekhar Azad among the people.

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