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Freedom Fighters

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Rani Lakshmi Bai

• Rani Lakshmi Bai was the queen of the princely state of Jhansi. • She was one of the most leading personalities of the first war of India's independence that started in 1857. • She was born to a Maharashtrian family at Kashi in the year 1828. • During her childhood, she was called by the name Manikarnika. • In the year 1842, she got married to the Maharaja of Jhansi, Raja Gangadhar Rao Niwalkar.

Subhash Chandra Bose

• Subhash Chandra Bose, affectionately called as Netaji, was one of the most prominent leaders of Indian freedom struggle. • Subhash Chandra Bose was born on January 23, 1897 in Cuttack, Orissa. • Subhash Chandra Bose was the ninth child among fourteen siblings. • Subhash Chandra Bose was a brilliant student right from the childhood. • He founded Indian National Congress.

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

• Bal Gangadhar Tilak is considered as Father of Indian National Movement. • Bal Gangadhar Tilak was born on July 23, 1856 in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra. • He was a Chitpavan Brahmin by caste.

• He was a social reformer, freedom fighter, national leader, and a scholar of Indian history, Sanskrit, Hinduism, mathematics and astronomy. • He was among India's first generation of youth to receive a modern, college education.

Bhagat Singh

• Bhagat Singh was one of the most prominent faces of Indian freedom struggle. • Bhagat Singh studied the European revolutionary movement and was greatly attracted towards socialism. • Bhagat Singh gave a new direction to the revolutionary movement in India. • Their immediate goal was destruction of the British Empire and they had no inclination to work out a political alternative. • Bhagat Singh, because of his interest in studying and his keen sense of history gave revolutionary movement a goal beyond the elimination of the British. 

Lala Lajpat Rai

• Lala Lajpat Rai was one of the foremost leaders who fought...