Indian independence activists
This is a listing of people who campaigned against or are considered to have campaigned against colonial rule on the Indian sub-continent.The Indian independence movement consisted of efforts by India...
Gandhi Was Shot On January 30th, 1948 By The Hindu Fanatic Nathuram Godse.
The 20th century's most famous apostle of non-violence himself met a violent end. Mohandas Mahatma ('the great soul') Gandhi, who had taken a leading role in spearheading the campaign for independence...
India without Gandhi
On January 30th 1948, Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated in Delhi, by a Hindu extremist opposed to his conciliatory policies towards the subcontinent's Muslims and overtures of peace to Pakistan. We repr...
Jnananjan Niyogi
Jnananjan Niyogi was actively associated with the Indian independence movement and was a social reformer.
The son of Braja Gopal and Sumangala Niyogi, he was born at Gaya on 7 January 1891. His fa...
Jnananjan Niyogi - Wikipedia
Gandhi Was Shot On January 30th, 1948 By The Hindu Fanatic Nathuram Godse.
The 20th century's most famous apostle of non-violence himself met a violent end. Mohandas Mahatma ('the great soul') Gandhi, who had taken a leading role in spearheading the campaign for independence...
Annapurna Maharana
Annapurna Maharana (November 3, 1917 – December 31, 2012) was an India pro-independence activist active in the Indian independence movement. She was also a prominent social and women's rights activist...
Purnima Banerjee
Purnima Banerjee was an Indian freedom fighter, and a member of the Constituent Assembly of India. She was also the sister of Aruna Asaf Ali.
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Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Bal Gangadhar Tilak (or Lokmanya Tilak,  pronunciation ; 23 July 1856 – 1 August 1920), born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, journalist, teacher, social reformer, lawy...
Bal Gangadhar Tilak - Wikipedia
Chempil Arayan
Chempil Anantha Padmanabhan Valiya Arayan Kankumaran, known as Chempil Arayan, was the Admiral of the fleet in the service of Avittam Thirunal Balarama Varma, King of Travancore. A member of the Aray...
Kazi Nazrul Islam
Kazi Nazrul Islam (Bengali: কাজী নজরুল ইসলাম [kadʒi nodʒrul islam]) (24 May 1899 – 29 August 1976) is the national poet of Bangladesh. He was also a Bengali polymath, poet, writer, musician ...
Kazi Nazrul Islam - Wikipedia
Pritilata Waddedar
Pritilata Waddedar (5 May 1911 – 23 September 1932) was a Bengali revolutionary nationalist. She was very studious. After completing her education in Chittagong, she attended Bethune College in Kolkat...
Pritilata Waddedar - Wikipedia
Willie MacRae
Willie MacRae (18 May 1923 – 7 April 1985) was a Scottish naval officer, lawyer, orator, politician and anti-nuclear campaigner. In the Second World War he served in the British Army and then the Roya...
Thakur Deshraj
Thakur Deshraj (1903–1970) was a social worker, journalist, nationalist, freedom fighter and author of many books. He was from Rajasthan state in India. He was revenue minister in the princely state o...
Birsa Munda
Birsa Munda  pronunciation  (1875–1900) was an Indian tribal freedom fighter and a folk hero, who belonged to the Munda tribe. He spearheaded the Millenarian movement that rose in the trib...
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Surya Sen
Surya Sen (Bengali: সূর্য সেন) (22 March 1894 – 12 January 1934) was a Bengali independence fighter (against British rule) who is noted for leading the 1930 Chittagong armoury raid In Chittagong ...
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