List of Indian independence activists
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This is a listing of people who campaigned against or are considered to have campaigned against foreign domination and cultural imposition on the Indian sub-continent. In India and the rest of South Asia such individuals are often referred to as freedom fighters. The Indian Independence Movement consisted of efforts by Indians to obtain political independence from British, French and Portuguese rule; it involved a wide spectrum of Indian political organizations, philosophies, and rebellions.12
|Banarsi Das Gupta||Bhiwani||Formed Praja Mandal in Jind State to fight against British Rule
and went to jail many times. Later become Chief Minister of Haryana
|Bhagwat Dayal Sharma||Beri, Haryana||Involved in Peeli Kothi Bomb Blasting with Late Aruna Asaf Ali.
Fought against the British and, thus, was jailed many times. Later become the first Chief Minister of Haryana.
|Ram Singh||Punjab||kuka movement|
|Amir Chand Bombwal||Punjab|
|Lala Lajpat Rai||Punjab|
|Sardul Singh Caveeshar||Punjab|
|Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan||Punjab|
|Rao Tula Ram of Rewari4|
|Baba Gurdit Singh||Punjab|
|Rae Ahmed Nawaz Khan Kharal||Punjab|
|Bhai Ram Singh||Punjab|
|Kartar Singh Sarabha||Punjab|
|Kartar Singh Jhabbar||Punjab|
|Madan Lal Dhingra||Punjab|
|Tej Bahadur Sapru||Punjab|
|Sardul Singh Caveeshar||Punjab|
|Sikander Hyat Khan||Punjab|
|Baba Kanshi Ram||Punjab|
|Shah Nawaz Khan (general)||Punjab|
|Mohammad Ali Jinnah||Bombay, Karachi||Founder of Pakistan, also known as Quaid-e-Azam (Great leader)|
|Bal Gangadhar Tilak||Started Ganesh Utsav to unite people.|
|Dhondo Keshav Karve|
|Mohandas Gandhi||Most important leader, is known as 'The Father of the Nation'.|
|Kasturba Gandhi||Wife of Gandhi; a significant woman independence activist.|
|Vallabhbhai Patel||A Social leader, who played a major role in the country's struggle for
independence and guided its integration into a united, independent nation.
|Maniben Patel||She was the daughter of Sardar Patel. Maniben was imprisoned during the Quit India struggle and was held in custody in Yeravda Jail|
|Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel|
|Ravi Shankar Vyas|
|Gopal Krishna Gokhale|
|Narahar Vishnu Gadgil|
|Ganesh Vasudev Mavlankar|
|Vinayak Damodar Savarkar||He published The Indian War of Independence about the Indian rebellion
of 1857 that was banned by British authorities. He was arrested in 1910 for his connections with the revolutionary group India House.
|Manubhai Shah||Imprisoned during the Independence Movement and suffered torture. Later to become an Indian Statesman, Politician and Union Cabinet Minister in Independent India. Known as "Maker of Modern Saurashtra", "Architect of Modern India", "Builder of Indian Industry".|
|Shyamji Krishna Varma|
|Mahadev Govind Ranade|
|Mahatma Jyotiba Phule|
|Rajarshi Shahu Maharaj|
|Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi||Gujarat|
|Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi|
|Dula Bhaya Kag|
|Shankarlal Parikh||Kheda Satyagraha by Sjt. Shankarlal Parikh of Kathlal, Kheda.|
|Babubhai P. Vaidya|
|Vasudev Balwant Phadke||Indian revolutionary and is widely regarded as the father of the armed struggle for India's independence.|
Leaders from the South India are5
|U. Muthuramalingam Thevar||Tamil Nadu||[Ukkirapandi Muthuramalinga Thevar (October 30, 1908 – October 30, 1963), also known as Pasumpon Muthuramalingam Thevar, was an Indian politician. He became the leader of the All India Forward Bloc in Tamil Nadu, and was national deputy chairman of the party from 1952 onwards. He was elected thrice to parliament]|
|Alluri Sita Rama Raju||Andhra Pradesh|
|Amarajeevi Potti Sreeramulu||Andhra Pradesh|
|Chakravarti Rajgopalachari||Tamil Nadu|
|Kayyar Kinhanna Rai|
|A. J. John, Anaparambil|
|S. K. Amin|
|Tiruppur Kumaran||Tamil Nadu||Kumaran founded Desa Bandhu Youth Association. He gave his life defending the Indian flag.|
|K. Kamaraj||Tamil Nadu|
|M. Bhakthavatsalam||Tamil Nadu|
|Tanguturi Prakasam||Andhra Pradesh|
|V.O. Chidambaram Pillai||Tamil Nadu||He launched the first indigenous Indian shipping service between Tuticorin and Colombo with the Swadeshi Steam Navigation Company, competing against British ships.|
|Subramanya Bharathy||Tamil Nadu||Poet|
|Thillaiaadi Valliammai||Tamil Nadu|
|G. Subramania Iyer||Tamil Nadu|
|J. C. Kumarappa|
|O. P. Ramaswamy Reddiyar||Madras presidency|
|P. Kakkan||Madras presidency|
|A. Vaidyanatha Iyer||Tamil Nadu|
|R. Chidambara Bharathi||Tamil Nadu|
|Chempakaraman Pillai||Went to Berlin, Germany to organise an army to declare war against the British for India's freedom During the Indian Independence Movement.|
|Subramanya Siva||Tamil Nadu|
|C. Subramaniam||Tamil Nadu|
|V. S. Srinivasa Sastri||He was a close follower of Gokhale. In 1924, he accompanied Annie Besant on a visit to England demanding Home Rule for India.
He also participated in the first and second round table conferences.
|Kittur Chennamma||Karnataka||Armed rebellion against the British|
|Kalki Krishnamurthy||Tamil Nadu|
|P. Varadarajulu Naidu|
|Rani Velu Nachiyar and Maruthu Pandiyar||Sivaganga Tamil Nadu||Armed rebellion against British|
|G. A. Natesan|
|Veerapandiya Kattabomman||Panchalankurichi, Tamil Nadu||Armed rebellion against British|
|Dheeran Chinnamalai||Erode, Tamil Nadu||Armed rebellion against British|
|Muthulakshmi Reddi||Social reformer, the first woman legislator in British India, the first Chairperson of the State Social Welfare Advisory Board.|
|Lakshmi Sahgal||Madras presidency||Commander of the Rani of Jhansi Regiment of the INA and her role as a minister in Subhas Bose's Azad Hind government|
|Subramanya Bharathi||Tamil Nadu|
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