Tag: Freedom Fighters
A True Mardaani – Rani Lakshmi Bai
Rani Lakshmi Bai’s life story is the embodiment of feminism, fearlessness, and bravery.
Inspiring Freedom Fighters – Bhagat Singh, Rajguru, Sukhdev
Sacrifices that our Indian Freedom Fighters made so that we enjoy free India can never be forgotten.
Ten Facts About Bapu
Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi is a globally known name. He was also known as Mahatma Gandhi, Gandhiji, the Father of the Nation or simply, Bapu. Most of us are aware of his role in the freedom struggle, his unique dressing style, and his ideologies, but there are a few unknown facts that leave you even more in awe of this phenomenon. Despite receiving five nominations for the Nobel Peace Prize, Gandhiji never got the award. The committee still regrets their inability to honour him but the rules state the award can only be given to a living person. Bapu’s untimely death […]
Mahatma Gandhi’s Journey To Greatness
Mahatma Gandhi has been an integral part of India’s freedom struggle. He may not have pleased everyone with his methods but they laid the groundwork for an effective movement against colonial rule. His beliefs continue to inspire and influence the world. With his birth anniversary imminent, there’s no better time to revisit his life. CHILDHOOD Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi was born in Porbandar, British India (now Gujarat) on October 2, 1869. His father, Karamchand Uttamchand Gandhi was a diwan and his mother, Putlibai Gandhi, belonged to an affluent Vaishnava family. She was his father’s fourth wife. Gandhiji was a naughty child […]
The Independence Movement’s Unsung Heroes
India’s 72nd Independence Day is a great time to remember and honour the unsung heroes of India’s freedom struggle; people whose role in the independence movement, got lost in history books. Women strove for freedom alongside men. Two prominent ones are Pritilata Waddedar and Kalpana Datta. They made an invaluable contribution to the freedom struggle, as members of Surya Sen aka Master Da’s armed independence movement, better known as the infamous ‘Chittagong armoury raid.’ Master Da was the chief mastermind and conspirator of that movement. On Independence Day, it is apt to pay homage to the two legendary heroines, whose valour […]