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List of Freedom Fighters of India

Freedom Fighters of India

“Sarfaroshi ki tamanna ab hamare dil me hai, dekhna hai zor kitna baazu-e-qaatil me hai”

These line still have the power to induce patriotism in the listener but imagine the time when we were fighting in all our might to gain Independence from the colonial powers, at that time when even a whisper  against the crown was crushed there were some peoples who roared, who remained still on their demands,who made it known to the world that we are stubborn and no one can ensnare us, this Article is dedicated to all those  breavehearts who devoted their every might to the Cause of Freedom.

The onset of 20th century saw the rebellion getting a new vigor, local leaders were rising, new philosophies and new Ideas came in prevalence, people started realizing that the chains of slavery can easily be melted if people remain united against the oppressor, the tyrants started fearing their Downfall ,”The sword of revlution is sharpened on the whettingstone of ideas”– Bhagat Singh, and the sword was really getting sharp day by day, it was all possible because of the freedom fighters, people started trusting them and they believed the dream of a free nation can become a reality soon if the resistance continues, and soon enough in 1947 we saw the dawn of Freedom bestowed upon us which was more like a gift of these freedom fighters to the new generation of new India.

List of Freedom Fighters

Every effort made in the direction of Freedom is worth worshiping , every voice that raised against the oppressor is still loud, every idea, every philosophy is mighty , every person who worked for the freedom is a freedom Fighter and comparing their contribution will not be justifiable, but we don’t have a written record of all such personalities but below are some of the names who brought glory to the nation

No. Name Birth Death
1 Maveeran Alagumuthu Kone 1710 1759
2 Puli Thevar 1715
3 Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy 1847
4 Ahmadullah Shah 1787 1857
5 Mangal Pandey 1827 1857
6 V. O. Chidambaram Pillai 1872 1936
7 Vallabhbhai Patel 1875 1950
8 Subramania Bharati 1882 1921
9 Alluri Sitarama Raju 1897 1924
10 Bhagat Singh 1907 1931
11 Aruna Asaf Ali 1909 1996
12 Shambhu Dutt Sharma 1918 2016
13 Tanguturi Prakasam 1872 1957
14 Khudiram Bose 1889 1908
15 Chandra Shekhar Azad 1906 1931
16 Chittaranjan Das 1869 1925
17 Komaram Bheem 1901 1940
18 Ram Prasad Bismil 1897 1927
19 Udham Singh 1899 1940
20 Hemu Kalani 1923 1943
21 Ashfaqulla Khan 1900 1927
22 Sachindra Bakshi 1904 1984
23 Manmath Nath Gupta 1908 2000
24 Vasudev Balwant Phadke 1845 1883
25 Matangini Hazra 1870 1942
26 Anant Laxman Kanhere 1891 1910
27 Vanchinathan 1886 1911
28 Krishnaji Gopal Karve 1887 1910
29 Ganesh Damodar Savarkar 1879 1945
30 Vinayak Damodar Savarkar 1883 1966
31 Bagha Jatin 1879 1915
32 Batukeshwar Dutt 1910 1965
33 Sukhdev Thapar 1907 1931
34 Shivaram Rajguru 1908 1931
35 Roshan Singh 1892 1927
36 Prabhavati Devi 1906 1973
37 Pritilata Waddedar 1911 1932
38 Jatindra Nath Das 1904 1929
39 Durgawati Devi 1907 1999
40 Bhagwati Charan Vohra 1904 1930
41 Madan Lal Dhingra 1883 1909
42 Alluri Sitarama Raju 1897 1924
43 Kushal Konwar 1905 1943
44 Surya Sen 1894 1934
45 Ananta Singh 1903 1979
46 Ganesh Ghosh 1900 1994
47 Sri Aurobindo 1872 1950
48 Rash Behari Bose 1886 1945
49 Ubaidullah Sindhi 1872 1944
50 Lokenath Bal 1908 1964
51 Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee 1895 1969
52 Baikuntha Shukla 1907 1934
53 Ambika Chakrabarty 1892 1962
54 Badal Gupta 1912 1930
55 Dinesh Gupta 1911 1931
56 Benoy Basu 1908 1930
57 Rajendra Lahiri 1901 1927
58 Barindra Kumar Ghosh 1880 1959
59 Prafulla Chaki 1888 1908
60 Ullaskar Dutta 1885 1965
61 Bhupendra Kumar Datta 1892 1979
62 Ramesh Chandra Jha 1925 1994
63 Hemchandra Kanungo 1871 1951
64 Surendranath Tagore 1872 1940
65 Basawon Singh (Sinha) 1909 1989
66 Bhavabhushan Mitra 1881 1970
67 Bina Das 1911 1986
68 Kalpana Datta 1913 1995
69 Kartar Singh Sarabha 1896 1915
70 Shyamji Krishna Varma 1857 1930
71 Subhas Chandra Bose 1897 1945
72 Binod Bihari Chowdhury 1911 2013
73 Bhupendranath Datta 1880 1961
74 Amarendranath Chatterjee 1880 1957
75 Atulkrishna Ghosh 1890 1966
76 Subodh Roy 1916 2006
77 Maulvi Liaquat Ali 1812 1892
78 Asaf Ali 1888 1953
79 Rani of Jhansi 1828 1858
80 Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi 1869 1948
81 Jawahar Lal Nehru 1889 1964
82 S. Satyamurti 1887 1943
83 Shaukat Ali 1873 1938
84 Sushila Chain Trehan 1923 2011
85 Bal Gangadhar Tilak 1856 1920
86 Bipin Chandra Pal 1858 1932
87 Lala Lajpat Rai 1865 1928
88 Alekh Patra 1923 1999

Freedom Fighters Of 1857

The revolt of 1857 was where the seed of independence were sown, some historians might call it a Sepoy mutiny but this revolt brought a paradigm change in the era of tyranny, the list given below include all the names that successfully led the revolt from their area.

Place Leaders of the Revolt of 1857
Lucknow Begum Hazrat Mahal, Birjis Qadir, Ahmadullah
Delhi Bahadur Shah II, General Bakht Khan
Barrackpore Mangal Pandey
Bihar Kunwar Singh, Amar Singh
Faizabad Maulvi Ahmadullah
Jhansi Rani Laxmibai
Bijnaur Mohammad Khan
Allahabad & Banaras Maulvi Liyakat Ali
Farrukhabad Tufzal Hasan Khan
Muradabad Abdul Ali Khan
Kanpur Tantia Tope
Mandsor Firoz Shah
Rajasthan Jaidayal Singh and Hardayal Singh
Kullu Raja Pratap Singh
Assam Kandapareshwar Singh, Manorama Datta
Orissa Surendra Shahi, Ujjwal Shahi
Gorakhpur Rajadhar Singh

Female Freedom Fighters of India

In the colonial era females were deprived of most of the rights on one side the whole country was enslaved by Britishers but females were tied with chains of patriarchy but even at that time there were woman who put the country first and presented a solid resistance, enlisted below are some of those women who became the voice of Freedom .

RANI LAKSHMI BAI SAROJINI NAIDU KASTURBA GANDHI KAMALA NEHRU JHALKARI BAI
BEGUM HAZRAT MAHAL KITTUR RANI CHENNAMMA RANI GAIDINLIU MATANGINI HAZRA UDA DEVI
MOOLMATI ARUNA ASAF ALI KANAKLATA BARUA TARA RANI SRIVASTAVA MADAM BHIKAIJI CAMA
ANNIE BESANT CAPTAIN LAXMI SEHGAL AMMU SWAMINATHAN UMABAI KUNDAPUR SUCHETA KRIPLANI
KAMALADEVI CHATTOPADHYAY VIJAYALAKSHMI PANDIT SAVITRI BAI PHULE BEGUM ROYEKA DURGA BAI DESHMUKH

Tribal Freedom Fighters of India

Every social group of country was burning in the same hell , all have different problems but one solution ; Freedom, and the tribal were not untouched from the struggle of freedom , they particiapated in large numbers to make the Dream of Freedom come true.

S. No. Name Movement
1 Tilka Manjhi The Manjhi Revolt of 1785
2 Budhu Bhagat Larka Rebellion of 1832
3 Tirot Sing The Khasi Rebellion of 1833
4 Telanga Kharia Telanga Kharia Revolt, 1850-1880
5 Sidhu and Kanhu Murmu Santhal Hul of 1855-57
6 Nilamber and Pitamber Revolt against the East India Company in 1857, Palamu
7 Veer Surendra Sai 1857 Rebellion of Sambalpur
8 Thamman-Dora and Alluri Seetharama Raju The Koya Revolt, 1862 and 1922-1924
9 Diva-Kishun Soren Soren Revolt 1872
10 Pa Togan Sangma Garo Attack against the British Occupation, 1872
11 Govind Guru Bhagat Movement 1883
12 The Tribal Movement of Gujarat Vedcchi Movement, 1885-1947
13 Thangal General Anglo-Manipur War, 1891
14 Paona Brajabashi Khongjom Battle of 1891
15 Birsa Munda Munda Rebellion, 1899
16 Matmur Jamoh Resistance against British Rule in Adi Land (beginning 1909), leading to the
Anglo-Abor War of 1911
17 Gunda Dhur 1910 Rebellion of the Dhurwas of Kanger forest in Bastar
18 Jatra Bhagat Tana Bhagat Movement, 1920-1921
19 Malati Mem Anti-opium campaign in tea gardens, 1921
20 Haipou Jadonang Leader of the Naga Nationalist Movement, 1930s
21 Laxman Naik Koraput Revolt, 1942
22 Rajmohini Devi Rajmohini Devi Movement, 1951
23 Narayan Singh Hero of the First War of Independence of Chhattisgarh, 1856-1857
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