Being among the few who were closely associated with the life and times of Shaheed Bhagath Sinth, comrade Shiv Verma is fully equipped to narrate and put the events in the right perspective. Having been part of that very movement. enables him to give the reader an insight of the gradual change that was coming over within the revolutionary movement particularly among Bhagat singh and his collegues. comrade shiv Verma, by painstakingly collecting and compiling the writings of Shaheed Bhagath Singh, draws attention mainly to this facet in the life of Bhagath Singh. that has been ignored by the mainstream contemporary writers of history. viz. the changeover from using individualised terrorstic methods against the enemy to working towards building a mass movement to achieve the aim. more particularly. the transformation from incoherent nationalism and patriotism to having faith in the socialist ideal and in the ultimate triumph of communism.