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The 15th August 1947 Independence Ceremony is the culmination of a turbulent and violent history that includes thousands of Indians who were passionate freedom fighters and fought to liberate India from British control. India’s Freedom Fighters suffered and even died.
They not only played a vital role in India’s Independence, but also left behind a legacy that was full of courage, unwavering determination, and devotion to their country. Even after they die, their sacrifices inspire millions of people to continue fighting for our freedom.
1. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
Sardar Vallabhbhai patel is one of India’s top freedom fighters, and without his presence India would not have been able to achieve independence. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was one of India’s top freedom fighters, with many qualities and skills. Born in 1875, he was brave and courageous from an early stage. He earned the title “Sardar” for his heroic role during the Bardoli Satyagrah. He was named the “Iron Man of India” for his heroic efforts. Sardar Patel, a former lawyer who retired his practice to fight for India’s independence against British authorities. He was India’s deputy prime minister after gaining independence and worked to integrate princely states in the Union India.
He is regarded as a top-ranking freedom fighter and was popularly called the Iron Man (Sardar), Bismarck, Iron Man and Strong Man of India.
2. Lal Bahadur Shastri
Lal Bahadur Shastri, born 1904 in Mughalsarai in Uttar Pradesh. After completing his education at Kashi Vidayapeeth he was awarded the “Shastri Scholar” title. As a quiet but active freedom fighter, he joined Mahatma Ghandi’s Salt Satyagraha, Civil Disobedience, and Quit India movements. He spent many years behind bars as a freedom fighter for independence. After India gained independence, he served as Home Minister before becoming the second prime minister of India in the year 1964. In 1965, he coined the most famous phrase of all time “Jai Kisan and Jai Jawan”.
3. Mahatma Ghandi
Mahatma Gandhi is a man who was born on October 2, 1869. His full name is Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi. He was also called the Father of Nation because of his enormous sacrifices made for India. Gandhi has inspired many rights and independence movements around the world. He is not only known for leading India to freedom. Gandhi, also known as Bapu in India, introduced nonviolence to the country. According to Gandhi, the nonviolent movement combined with non-cooperation by British was what led India towards independence. Under his leadership, the historic Non-Cooperation Movement, Dandi march and Quit India movements were launched. Assassinated in New Delhi on 30th January 1948. India’s independence journey may not have been possible without the legendary freedom fighter Mohandas Karmchand or Mahatma. He’s among India’s top-most freedom fighters.
4. Bhagat Singh
Bhagat Singh was born in 1907 into a Sikh Family in Punjab’s Undivided State. He held firm to the values of patriotism until his death.
He was India’s radicalest revolutionary. Singh, a controversial figure but one who was well respected in India’s struggle for independence, had a reputation as he was a highly regarded individual.
Bhagat and Batukeshwar Dutt bombed Delhi’s Central Legislative Assembly on 8 April 1929. Bhagat was given the death penalty and Dutt, life in prison. Singh, who was 23 years old at the time of his most notable achievements as an Indian independence fighter on the front line, achieved so much in such a short period. History is incomplete without Bhagat Sing and his sacrifice.
5. Tantia Tope
Tantia Tope, born in 1814, became one of India’s great classical rebellions. He was a leader of a group that fought to end British dominance. He was a firm Nana Sahib follower and served as General, continuing his fight in spite of extreme circumstances. Tantia forced General Windham out of Kanpur, and also helped to bring Rani Lakshmi back to Gwalior.
6. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Bal Gangadhar Tilak (also known as Lokmanya Tilak) was an Indian Nationalist, Social Reformer and Freedom Fighter who played a major role in the Indian Independence Movement against British Rule. Tilak, a leader of note who advocated self-rule for India and its complete independence, was an important voice. Tilak believed in education’s power and was dedicated to the improvement of the people. Tilak stressed the importance of Swaraj or self-rule and popularized slogans such as “Swaraj, my birthright and I will have it.” Tilak’s political philosophy centered on unifying the Indian people, and creating a nationalistic sense to combat British colonial control.
7. Chandra Shekhar Azad
Chandra Shekhar Tiwari, born on 23 July 1906 in Bhabhra village in Alirajpur state. (M.P.). Chandra Shekhar is the third wife of Sitaram Tiwari. Jagrani Dev, Chandra Shekhar’s mother, was born in 1921. Chandra Shekhar studied Sanskrit at Kashi Vidyapeeth in Varanasi after completing a Bhabhra education and receiving high qualifications.
Azad was 15 at the time and a member in the movement of non-cooperation. He was arrested by Britishers as a result. She took the name Azad and was known as Chandra Shekhar Azad. He was deeply affected by the 1919 Jallianwala bagh massacre, which led him to become a member of the Indian Independence Movement.
Azad was furious when Gandhi Ji ended the Non-Cooperation Movement of 1922. He met Ram Prasad Bismil the founder of the Hindustan Foundation.
Looting was the main source of income for Hindustan republic members. Azad had planned in 1925 to steal a train with money from the government. They planted the robbery Kakori and murder of British policeman (1928).
Azad committed suicide on 27th February 1931. Azad was not a British prisoner, but a man dying in freedom.
8. Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar
Ambedkar, popularly called Babasaheb, was born on April 14, 1869. Ambedkar was an Indian politician, economist, and jurist. He inspired the modern Buddhist Movement and fought against discrimination of untouchables, also known as Dalits, Labourers, and Women. He was appointed as the first Indian law minister in free India and as the chairman of the Constitutional Drafting Committee. He was a believer in Individual Freedom, and criticized the caste system. He will be remembered for his contribution to India’s Independence.
9. Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Rajendra Prasad, one of India’s most famous freedom fighters served as India’s first President from 1950 until 1962. Rajendra Prasad played an important role in creating the Indian Constitution. He was also a staunch supporter of Mahatma Ghandi. In addition to writing for Searchlight and Desh, he also raised money for the Independence Movement and contributed articles. In 1962, he was elected president twice consecutively and received the Bharatratna award, which is the highest civilian honour.
10. Rani Lakshmi Bai
Rani Lakshmi bai ranks among India’s top 10 liberators. Her contribution to freedom is not something that can be forgotten or overlooked. Rani Lakhsmi Bai was born in the year 1828. She played a major role in the violent Indian independence movement of 1857.
She personified bravery and daring, which inspired hundreds of women in the struggle for freedom. She bravely protected the Jhansi Palace from an attack by British forces led by Sir Hugh Rose in 1858.
Rani Laxmibai played a crucial role in the Indian Revolt of 1857. Rani Laxmibai is remembered for being one of India’s greatest independence fighters. She became an icon of Indian freedom when she rebelled against Britain in the 1850s.