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Remembering brave Indian women on Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay's birthday

We remember the Brave Indian female fighters that made the country proud and played an important role in getting independence.


Devdiscourse News Desk India
Updated: 03-04-2018 12:16 IST
Remembering brave Indian women on Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay's birthday

Indian independence can never be thought about without mentioning the role of women. (Image Credit: Wikimedia)

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay contributed to the country's independence and her ideas and values remain relevant even today.

We remember the Brave Indian female fighters that made the country proud and played an important role in getting independence from British in 1947 on Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay's birth anniversary.

Rani Lakshmi Bai

The very famous, household name of the queen that died fighting for her kingdom still ignites bravery among the people of the country. Rani Lakshmi Bai was the first prominent women freedom fighter who participated in the very first freedom rebellion of 1857.

From movies to books, to songs, Rani Lakshmi Bai is still alive in the hearts of people. The bravery of Rani Lakshmi Bai was such that it made her enemy Sir Hugh Rose praise her and term her as most dangerous of all Indian leaders.

Begum Hazrat Mahal

Begum Hazrat Mahal was the queen of Awadh, which rebelled against the British East India Company for power. The supporters of Begum seized control of Lucknow as an act of rebellion against british.

She took over the kingdom after the death of her husband, Nawab Wajid Ali, and played an important role in turning Indians to fight for independence.

Sarojini Naidu

Sarojini Naidu travelled to various places over India to make people aware towards the freedom struggle and invoking them to participate. Her lectures aroused the nationalism in people and had them participate in the struggle to get independence.

Sarojini Naidu joined politics during the wake of partition of Bengal in 1905 and later became the first women to be governer of any state by acting as the governer of United Provnces of Agra an Oudh.

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The list is never ending; Indian independence can never be thought about without mentioning the role of these women. Some other prominent names among them are, Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit, Kamala Nehru, Kasturba Gandhi, Madam Bhikaiji Cama, Kittur Rani Chennamma, Aruna Asaf Ali.

COUNTRY : India

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