Several youngsters died fighting Korean & Vietnam wars. Muhammad Ali is the biggest example of people suffering for refusing to fight on behalf of Uncle Sam.Citizens of Britain had no choice but to join the army & battle the Nazis during World War II. The youth in America did not have a choice either. It is mandatory in several sparsely populated European countries till date, to join the army post turning 18 & serve the army for a specific time period. The youths of these European nations have no choice, but to join the army.
Till the 1970’s several young men were drafted into the army in the US. Anyone who refused to be go overseas to fight America’s wars against other countries were prosecuted & put behind bars.
Babu Genu was just 22 yeard old, when he laid down his life for the sake of our freedom. Bhagat Singh was just 23 years old when he was executed by the British. For close to 200 years we did not have the liberty of singing our national anthem & pledged allegiance to a foreign queen. Thousands of freedom fighters fought the British & several laid down their lives so that the future generations of Indians would have the freedom of having & singing the national anthem.