Date Of Birth:-5th oct 1926
Date Of Death:-11th oct 1938
Other Name:- Bajia
Baji Rout is the youngest martyr of India.Baji Rout was the youngest son of Hari Rout who was a boat man of the river Brahmani.After his father's death he was brought up by his mother who was thriving on wages earned by rice-husking in neighbourhood.When veer Baisnav hoisted a banner of mutiny against the king and founded prajamandal,Baji joined it in defiance of delicate age.British and the armed forces of king were in search of Veer Baisnav.
It was 10th oct 1938 when British police attacked Bhuban and arrested some people.Then the leaders of Prajamandal demanded to release all the arrested people immediately.But the British police started fire and killed two people.After this event the British police felt risky and tried to leave the place.The British police tried to leave the village and reached at the bank of river Brahmani which was the short way to leave the village.At that time the youngest boy Baji Rout who was only 12 year old was the guard of the boat of river Brahmani ghat.
Baji was heard about the incident.So when the british police ordered Baji to cross the river by his boat he refused to obey there order.So that the British killed Baji Rout by firing.It was 11th oct 1938.Baji Rout is a true freedom fighter who born and died for India.This incident shock the entire nation.People from within and outside the state lauded the supreme sacrifice of brave martyr.