Patriotism is love for and devotion to one's own country. A true patriot is ready to sacrifice his all for the welfare of his motherland. The land on which he is born and brought up, is dearer to him than any other thing in his life. He feels proud of his native land.
A patriot is a loyal citizen. He will go to the war to sacrifice his life to save his motherland's freedom from the enemy. He has unquestionable sympathy and fellow- feeling for his countrymen. He does not care for his personal interest or gain. A patriot is ready to undergo any amount of suffering for the sake of his countrymen. He is adored by his fellow-citizens who shed tears when he passes away.
History abounds with numerous burning examples of such patriots who sacrificed their lives for the cause of their native land. In India also, there were thousands of true patriots who gave their lives during India's freedom movement.