Freedom Fighters of India


Freedom Fighters of India

Freedom Fighters of India

Freedom Fighters of India 

Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (1888-1958): A great freedom fighter of India. He joined the Congress Party in 1920. In 1942, he participated in the Quit India Movement and in 1945 he was elected as the President of Indian National Congress. He was the first Education Minister of free India. 

Acharya Vinoba Bhave (1895-1982): He started ‘Sarvodaya Movement’ all over India. He took participation in the ‘Civil Disobedience Movement’ and started ‘Bhudan Movement’. He was awarded the ‘Bharat Ratna’ and ‘Magsaysay Award’. 

Annie Besant (1847-1933): A  reformist of higher education, established the Central Hindu College and School. She translated Gita into English. In 1917 she became the President of Congress. She was originally an Irish. 

Dr B R Ambedkar (1891-1956): A man who played an eminent role in framing the Indian Constitution. In 1930 he took part in the Satyagraha for untouchables. He was the first Law Minister and introduced Hindu Code Bill. He was awarded ‘Bharat Ratna’ in 1990 posthumously. 

Bal Gangadhar Tilak (1856 – 1920): In 1881, he launched two journals- ‘Kesari’ in Marathi and ‘Maratha’ in English. The famous slogan ‘Swaraj is my birthright and I shall have it’ was coined by him. 

Bhagat Singh (1907-1936): He joined the Non-Cooperation Movement and killed British Officers in 1928. In 1929 he led to the bomb blast in the assembly. 

Bhikaji Cama (1861- 1936): She was an excellent speaker who put the realistic picture of India before people. For the first time, she hoisted the Indian tricolour flag in Europe. 

Bipin Chandra Pal  (1858-1932): He was a famous speaker and delivered many speeches in England. He published a magazine ‘Swaraj’ in England. He took an active part in the Swadeshi Movement and was sentenced for six months. 

Chakrabarti Raja Gopalachary (1878-1972): He was a famous criminal lawyer. In 1948, he became the Governor-General of India. He was elected as the Chief Minister of the Congress Party in Madras in 1952. 

Chandra Shekhar Azad (1906-1931): An active member of the Hindustan Republican Association. He participated in the Kakori Robbery, in 1925. He provided wide publicity to the Non-Cooperation Movement. 

Dadabhai Naoroji (1825-1917): The writer of the famous book ‘Poverty and Un-British in India’. He was a member of the British Parliament. He was the one who demanded ‘Swaraj’ from British in the Congress Session. 

Gopal Krishna  Gokhale (1866-1915): He was the Secretary of the ‘Sarbhajanik Sabha’ and became the member of the Bombay Legislative Assembly at the age of 33. In 1889, he joined the Congress. 

Jawaharlal Nehru (1889- 1964): President of the Indian National Congress.  He was the first Prime Minister of India. A great freedom fighter who took an active part in Non-Alligned Movement. He wrote the book ‘Discovery of  India’. 

Jaya Prakash Narayan (1902-1979): In 1921 he participated in Non-Cooperation Movement. All India Socialist Party was founded by him. In 1975, when Indira Gandhi imposed a national emergency, he started a movement against it. 

Khan Abdul Gafur Khan: (1890-1988): A great freedom fighter who followed  Gandhian principles. He brought Pathan into the mainstream of national freedom struggle. 

Lal Bahadur Shastri (1904-1966): He joined the freedom movement and was imprisoned several times. He became the Railway Minister in 1952. He was the 2nd Prime Minister of India. 

Lala Lajpat Rai (1865-1928): In 1921, he established the Servants of the People Society. He attended the International Labour Organisation in 1926. He revolted against Simon Commission and was brutally beaten by the Britishers.

Freedom Fighters of India

Madan Mohan Malviya (1861-1946): A Nationalist to the core. He helped to set up the Indian Industrial Conference and the U.P. Industrial Association in Allahabad in 1907. He took an active part in the establishment of Benaras Hindus University. 

Mahatma Gandhi  (1869-1948): Known as the ‘Father of Nation’. He started Satyagraha Movement in 1894 in South Africa. In 1920 he launched Non-Cooperation Movement followed by the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930 and Quit India Movement in 1942. 

Dr Rajendra Prasad(1884-1963): In 1921, he started a national college near Patna. In 1934, he inspired Congress to win ‘Poorna Swaraj’. In 1946, he became the Minister for Food and Agriculture. He was the first President of India. 

Rani Lakhmi Bhai  (1835-1858): On June 4, 1857, she joined the Sepoy Mutiny and fought against the British with great skill and bravery. 

Sarojini Naidu ( 1879-1949):  In the Round Table Conference, she represented India in 1925. She also represented the Indian Government in 1931, in South Africa. 

Subash Chandra Bose (1897-1945): He passed the Indian Civil Service Examination. He became the President of Indian National Congress for two times. He made his own army called ‘Azad Hind Fauj’ to fight against the British. The famous slogan “Give me blood, and I will give you freedom” was coined by him.

Freedom Fighters of India

Tantya Tope (1814-1859): He had an excellent knowledge of Guerrilla Warfare. He faught against the British forces during the Revolt of 1857. 

Tipu Sultan ( 1750-1799):   He was a brave Sultan of Hyderabad. At the age of 18, he faught against the British.. Tipu Sultan was victorious but soon he was betrayed by some of his soldiers. 

Udham Singh (1899- 1940): He killed General Dyer, the officer who led to the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. 

Vallabh Bhai Patel (1875-1950): He demanded suspension of revenue collection. In 1947, he became the first Deputy Prime Minister of India. 

Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (1900-1990): A lady who showed the World that India has the ability to become a leader at the global level. She joined the Civil Disobedience Movement and also Quit India Movement. She was appointed as the ambassador of Russia, the USA and Mexico. 0 0 0

Freedom Fighters of India

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