Indian Independence

Categories: Indian IndependencePublished On: March 5, 20170 Comments3.2 min read
Ramyashree M B

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

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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

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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

Rani Lakshmibai

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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

Sarojini Naidu

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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

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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

Lala Lajpat Rai

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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

Lal Bahadur Shastri

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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

Subhas Chandra Bose

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[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

Mangal Pandey

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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

Chandrasekhar Azad

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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

Veer Savarkar

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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 Thapar – (15 May 1907 to March 23, 1931)

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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.

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