India, before foreigners took over the nation, has seen many successful and brave rulers who ruled several part of India. It was in 1757 that East India Company started to take India under it’s control and ruled India until Britishers came into the picture in 1857. Britishers ruled India for nearly 90 years after which they have to go back to their country owing to the strong response toward the Indian Independence movement in the year 1947. During this period, India has seen many fighters who sacrificed their lives for country’s independence. Below are the list of few names who were involved in the movement asking for independence.
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
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
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
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
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
[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
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
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (May 28, 1883 – February 26, 1966) was an Indian freedom fighter, a revolutionary and politician. He is credited with developing the Hindu nationalist political ideology Hindutva. Savarkar was a poet, writer
Sukhdev was a famous Indian revolutionary who played a major role in the India's struggle for Independence. He is amongst those great Indian freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for the freedom of their country.
Bhagat Singh was an Indian freedom fighter, considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement. He is often referred to as Shaheed Bhagat Singh (the word shaheed meaning "martyr").