Noor Inayat: Descendants of Tipu Sultan, British spy and the campaign when there was danger of death every moment

Many things related to the life of Indian-origin British spy Noor Inayat Khan have been interesting. She was a descendant of Tipu Sultan, the king of Mysore, who refused to kneel before the British and died fighting the British. Noor Inayat was born in Moscow in 1914. Father was Hindustani. Mother was American. Early upbringing took place in France and stayed in Britain. During the Second World War, due to the attack in Germany, he had decided to leave the country and made Britain his home.

Started career with British Army. Joined the army as a volunteer. She wanted to help the UK that adopted her. Now fighting fascism had become the goal of his life. Later she joined the women’s unit of the Air Force.

Became a secret agent in the British army like this

His ability to speak fluent French was very useful. In 1940, the information of this quality reached the secret group formed by Prime Minister Churchill which ran the secret mission.Noor Inayat became a secret agent in the British Army in 1943.

According to Shrabani Basu, who wrote the book ‘The Spy Princess: The Life of Noor Inayat Khan’ on her life, she believed in Sufi ideology, hence did not like violence. Due to this ideology, a section also thought that she was not the right person for the campaign, but there were many officers who felt that she was a strong woman. Keeping this in mind, Noor’s training started.

Noor was trained as a radio operator. Sent to France in 1943. At that time, people associated with such campaigns in France were in danger of being easily apprehended. Germany’s Secret Police used to identify electronics signals. In this way agents were caught. It was being said about Inayat that she would not be able to survive in Germany for more than 6 months and would be killed.

How big the danger was, it can be understood from the fact that all the agents working with Noor were identified, Noor managed to escape from the police.

when you were deceived

Noor was beautiful and also liked, which is why one of her colleagues became jealous of her and informed the Germans about her. In this way Noor became a victim of deception. The German police arrested her from an apartment, but Noor did not surrender easily. Tried to run away but without success. He was harassed to get information about why Britain had sent him to Germany, but he could not even know his real name.

After spending a year as a prisoner, he was sent to a concentration camp. Where he started torturing her in a serious way. He was later shot by the Nazis. At that time he was 30 years old and at the time of his death there was a slogan of freedom on his tongue.

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