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Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan

Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan (1890 - 20 January 1988) was a Pashtun political and spiritual leader known for his non-violent opposition to British Rule in India. A lifelong pacifist, a devout Muslim, and a close friend of Mahatma Gandhi, he was also known as Badshah Khan ,Fakhr-e-Afghan(pride of Afghans) and Sarhaddi Gandhi("Frontier Gandhi"). Abdul Ghaffar [...]

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Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Bal Gangadhar Tilak (23 July 1856 –1 August 1920), was an Indian nationalist, teacher, social reformer and independence fighter who was the first popular leader of the Indian Independence Movement. The British colonial authorities derogatorily called the great leader as "Father of the Indian unrest". He was also conferred with the honorary title of Lokmanya, [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:48:42+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Rani Lakshmibai

Lakshmi bai, The Rani (Queen) of Jhansi (c.19 November 1835 – 17 June 1858), known as Jhansi Ki Rani, the queen of the Jhansi, was one of the leading figures of the First Freedom Struggle of India, and a symbol of resistance to British rule in India. She was the queen of Maratha-ruled princely state [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:47:09+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu (born as Sarojini Chattopadhyaya) (February 13, 1879, Hyderabad – March 2, 1949, Lucknow), also known by the sobriquet The Nightingale of India was a child prodigy, freedom fighter, and poet. Naidu was the first Indian woman to become the President of the Indian National Congress and the first woman to become the Governor [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:46:25+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the pre-eminent political and ideological leader of India during the Indian independence movement. He pioneered satyagraha. This is defined as resistance to tyranny through mass civil disobedience, a philosophy firmly founded upon ahimsa, or total nonviolence. This concept helped India to gain independence, and [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:45:46+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Lala Lajpat Rai

Lala Lajpat Rai (1865–1928) was an Indian author and politician who is chiefly remembered as a leader in the Indian fight for freedom from the British Raj. He was popularly known as Punjab Kesari (The Lion of Punjab). He was also the founder of Punjab National Bank and Lakshmi Insurance Company. Lala Lajpat Rai was [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:44:57+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Lal Bahadur Shastri

Lal Bahadur Srivastava Shastri (2 October 1904 - 11 January 1966) was the second Prime Minister of the Republic of India and a significant figure in the Indian independence movement. Lal Bahadur Shastri was born in 1905 in Prayag. His father Sharada Prasad, a schoolteacher at the local school, passed away when Lal Bahadur was [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:44:14+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Subhas Chandra Bose

[wptab name='Home'] Subhash Chandra Bose is one of the most dynamic leaders of India's struggle of independence. He is popularly known as Netaji. He was born in Cuttack, in Orissa on January 23, 1897 to Janaki Nath Bose and Prabhavati Devi. His father was a famous lawyer and mother a religious lady. Among the fourteen [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:43:13+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Mangal Pandey

Mangal Pandey (c. 19 July 1827 – 8 April 1857) was a sepoy (soldier) in the 34th Regiment of the Bengal Native Infantry (BNI) of the English East India Company. He is widely seen in India as one of its first freedom fighters. The Indian government has issued postage stamps commemorating him as freedom fighter [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:42:31+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments

Chandrasekhar Azad

Chandrashekhar Sitaram Tiwari, better known as Chandrasekhar Azad (July 23, 1906, Bhavra – February 27, 1931, Allahabad) is one of the most important Indian revolutionaries, and is considered the mentor of Bhagat Singh. Early Life Chandra Shekhar Azad was born on July 23,1906 in village Bhavra in Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh. His parents were [...]

By | 2014-10-07T12:40:15+00:00 October 7th, 2014|Freedom Fighter|0 Comments