A. G. Horniman Benjamin Guy Horniman (b. 1873 - d. 1948) was an Irish journalist and political activist who was one of the few Europeans to support the Indian independence movement.
A. J. John, Anaparambil Anaparambil Joseph John (18 July 1893 – 1 October 1957) was a Travancorean freedom fighter, and statesman.
A. K. Gopalan Ayillyath Kuttiari Gopalan (1 October 1904 – March 22, 1977), popularly known as A. K. Gopalan or AKG, was an Indian communist leader and first leader of opposition in India.
A. P. Udhayabhanu A.P Udayabhanu(October 1, 1915 - December 15, 1999) was an Indian freedom fighter,journalist,writer and social activist from the State of Kerala.
A. Sabhapathi Mudaliar Rao Bahadur Arcot Sabhapathi Mudaliar was an Indian industrialist, businessman and Indian independence activist who was an early pioneer of the Indian National Congress and framed its constitution.
Abbas Tyabji Abbas Tyabji (અબ્બાસ તૈયબજી, अब्बास तैयबजी; February 1, 1854 – June 9, 1936) was an Indian freedom fighter from Gujarat, who once served as the Chief Justice of the (Baroda) Gujarat High Court.
Abdul Bari (professor) Abdul Bari(Urdu:پروفیسر عبد الباری, Hindi: प्रोफ़ेसर अब्दुल बारी; 1892–1947) was an Indian academic and social reformer.
Abdul Hafiz Mohamed Barakatullah Abdul Hafiz Mohamed Barakatullah, known with his honorific as Maulana Barkatullah was an anti-British Indian revolutionary with sympathy for the Pan-Islamic movement.
Abdul Majeed Khwaja Abdul Majeed Khwaja (1885–1962) Indian lawyer, educationist, social reformer and freedom fighter, was born at Aligarh, a small but historically significant town in the northern Indian state of ...
Abdul Matlib Mazumdar Abdul Matlib Mazumdar (1890–1980), was an Indian freedom fighter and political leader based in undivided Assam State.
Abdul Qaiyum Ansari Abdul Qaiyum Ansari (1 July 1905 – 18 January 1973) was a participant in the freedom struggle of India.
Abdullah Al Muslim Abdullah Al Muslim | আব্দুল্লাহ আল মুসলিম '2 November' He also known popularly as Shetu | সেতু Abdullah Al Muslim was born in the village of Hamidpur Maheshpur Upazila of Jhenaidah District.
Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi Abdur Razzaq Malihabadi (1875-1959?) was the autobiographer of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad and a journalist.
Abdur Razzaque Ansari Abdur Razzaque Ansari was a nationalist, freedom fighter and a weavers revolution leader.
Abul Kalam Azad Abul Kalam Muhiyuddin Ahmed Azad (আবুল কালাম মুহিয়ুদ্দিন আহমেদ আজাদ; "Abul Kalam Azad") (11 November 1888 – 22 February 1958) was an Indian scholar and a senior political leader of the Indian...
Accamma Cherian Accamma Cherian was a freedom fighter from the erstwhile Travancore (Kerala), India.
Acharya Buddharakkhita Acharya Buddharakkhita (1922- 2013) was a Buddhist monk, prolific writer who established the Maha Bodhi Society of Bangalore and its sister bodies.
Achhar Singh Chhina Comrade Achhar Singh Chhina (1899–1981) was an Indian communist politician and independence activist.
Achyut Patwardhan Achyut Patwardhan (Devanāgarī: अच्युत पटवर्धन; 5 February 1905 – 5 August 1992.) was an Indian independence activist and political leader and founder of the Socialist Party of India.
Ali brothers Ali brothers were Maulana Mohammad Ali and Maulana Shaukat Ali — two brothers who were at the helm of affairs during the Khilafat Movement in India.
Allama Mashriqi Allama Mashriqi, also known as Inayatullah Khan was a South Asian mathematician, logician, political theorist, Islamic scholar and the founder of the Khaksar movement.
Amir Chand Bombwal Pandit Amir Chand Bombwal was a journalist, a freedom fighter in the Indian independence movement, a Khudai Khidmatgar and a political leader of the Indian National Congress Party from Peshawar,...
Ammu Swaminathan Ammu Swaminadhan or Ammukutty Swaminadhan (1894–1978) was an Indian social worker and political activist during the Indian independence movement and a member of the Constituent Assembly of...
Anandamohan Bose Ananda Mohan Bose (আনন্দমোহন বসু) (September 23, 1847 – August 20, 1906), a barrister, was one of the earliest Indian political leaders during the British Raj.
Arun Kumar Chanda Arun Kumar Chanda, was an Indian independence activist from Cachar district of Assam..The Government of India issued a stamp in his honour.
Aruna Asaf Ali Aruna Asaf Ali (Bengali: অরুণা আসফ আলী) (16 July 1909 – 29 July 1996), born Aruna Ganguly, was an Indian independence activist.
Asaf Ali Asaf Ali (May 11, 1888 – April 1, 1953) was an Indian independence fighter and noted Indian lawyer.
Asoka Mehta Asoka Mehta (24 October 1911 Bhavnagar–1984) was an Indian freedom fighter and socialist politician.
Atulprasad Sen Atulprasad Sen (অতুলপ্রসাদ সেন) (20 October 1871 – 26 August 1934) was an Bengali composer, lyricist and singer.
Avantibai Rani Avantibai (or Avanit Bai Lodhi) (died March 20, 1858) was a brave and was the wife of Vikramaditya Singh, the ruler of the Indian state of Ramgarh.
Avtar Singh Malhotra Avtar Singh Malhotra (April 18, 1917 - May 23, 2005) was a Punjabi politician belonging to the Communist Party of India from Punjab, India.
Awadhesh Pratap Singh Captain Kunwar Awadhesh Pratap Singh (born October 1888, Rampur Baghelan–died 16 June 1967, Kanpur) was a noted Indian politician and Indian independence activist.
B. G. Horniman Benjamin Guy Horniman (1873 – 1948) was a British journalist and editor of the Bombay Chronicle, particularly notable for his support of Indian independence.
B. G. Kher Balasaheb Gangadhar Kher (also known as B. G. Kher) (बाळासाहेब गंगाधर खेर) (August 24, 1888 – March 8, 1957) was the first chief minister (then called prime minister) of Bombay State which...
B. M. Idinabba B. M. Idinabba (September 17, 1920 – April 11, 2009) was a prominent Kannada poet, journalist, freedom fighter, politician and a Kannada activist from Karnataka.
B. N. Sarma Rao Bahadur Sir Bayya Narasimheswara Sarma, KCSI (బయ్య నరసింహేశ్వర శర్మ;) (1867–1932) was an Indian lawyer, politician and activist of the Indian independence movement.
B. V. Subba Reddy Bollavarapu Venkata Subba Reddy shortly B. V. Subba Reddy B.L. (born 4 July 1903 - died 7 June 1974) was an Indian independence activist, Politician and Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Legislati...
Baba Kanshi Ram Baba Kanshi Ram (11 July 1882 – 15 October 1943) was an Indian poet and activist for independence born in the Indian state of Himachal Pradesh.
Babu Genu Said Bābu Genu Said was an Indian freedom fighter, a revolutionary.
Babubhai P. Vaidya Shri Babubhai P. Vaidya (1909-1979) was a freedom-fighter, an author-journalist and a champion of human rights in India.
Bal Gangadhar Tilak Bal Gangadhar Tilak, born as Keshav Gangadhar Tilak, was an Indian nationalist, journalist, teacher, social reformer, lawyer and an independence activist.
Baldev Ram Mirdha Baldev Ram Mirdha (1889–1953) (बलदेवराम मिर्धा) was a great social reformer of the Marwar region in Rajasthan, India.
Balwantrai Mehta Balwantrai Mehta was an Indian politician who served as the second Chief Minister of Gujarat state, India.
Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay Rishi Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay (বঙ্কিমচন্দ্র চট্টোপাধ্যায় Bôngkim Chôndro Chôţţopaddhae) (27 June 1838 – 8 April 1894) was a Bengali writer, poet and journalist.
Bansi Lal Bansi Lal (August 26, 1927 – March 28, 2006) was an Indian freedom fighter, senior Congress leader, former Chief Minister of Haryana and considered by many to be the architect of modern Haryana.
Bantwal Vaikunta Baliga Bantwal Vaikunta Baliga (1895–1968) was a lawyer who played an active role in Indian governance and politics.
Basawon Singh (Sinha) Basawon Singh, also known as Basawon Sinha, (died 7 April 1989) was an activist in the Indian independence movement and a campaigner for the rights of the underprivileged, industrial labou...
Begum Hazrat Mahal Begum Hazrat Mahal (born c. 1820) also known as Begum of Awadh, was the first wife of Nawab Wajid Ali Shah.
Bhagat Singh Bhagat Singh (28 September 1907 – 23 March 1931) was an Indian socialist considered to be one of the most influential revolutionaries of the Indian independence movement.
Bhagwat Jha Azad Bhagwat Jha Azad was chief minister of Bihar in India and a member of Lok Sabha.
Bhikaiji Cama Bhikaiji Rusto Cama (24 September 1861 – 13 August 1936) was a prominent figure in the Indian independence movement.
Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya Dr Bhogaraju Pattabhi Sitaramayya (December 24, 1880 – December 17, 1959) was born in a Telugu Niyogi Brahmin family in Gundugolanu village, Krishna district (now part of West Godavari district...
Bhogilal Pandya Bhogilal Pandya (Pandyaji) was a notable freedom fighter and social worker from Dungarpur in the Indian state of Rajasthan.
Bhulabhai Desai Bhulabhai Desai (October 13, 1877 - May 6, 1946) was an Indian freedom fighter and acclaimed lawyer.
Bidhan Chandra Roy Bidhan Chandra Roy, M.R.C.P., F.R.C.S. (1 July 1882 – 1 July 1962) was the second Chief Minister of West Bengal in India.
Biju Patnaik Biju Patnaik (Oriya:ବିଜୁ ପଟ୍ଟନାୟକ; 5 March 1916 – 17 April 1997) was an Indian politician and Chief Minister of Odisha for two terms.
Bipin Chandra Pal Bipin Chandra Pal (বিপিন চন্দ্র পাল; November 7, 1858–May 20, 1932) was an Indian nationalist.
Birsa Munda Birsa Munda (बिरसा मुंडा) (1875–1900) was an Indian tribal freedom fighter and a folk hero, who belonged to the Munda tribe, and was behind the Millenarian movement that rose in the tribal bel...
Bishambhar Nath Pande Dr. Bishambhar Nath Pande (23 December 1906 in India – 1 June 1998 in Delhi) was a freedom fighter, social worker, and an eminent parliamentarian in India.
Boyi Bhimanna Dr. Boyi Bhimanna (Telugu: బోయి భీమన్న) (19 September 1911 – 16 December 2005), also transliterated as Bheemanna, Bheemana and in other ways, was a famous Telugu poet.
Brajkishore Prasad Brajkishore Prasad was born in 1877 in a prominent kayastha family in Shrinagar to Ramjivan Lal a zamindar now in Siwan district in Bihar.
Brajlal Biyani Brijlal Biyani (1896–1968) was an Indian independence activist and writer.
Brij Basi Lal Brij Basi Lal is an Indian freedom fighter, politician and was Member of Parliament of India.
Brij Krishna Chandiwala Brij Krishna Chandiwala was an Indian freedom fighter from Delhi and a political associate of Mahatma Gandhi who was awarded the Padma Shri in 1963 for his contributions to the field of social work.
C. J. Varkey, Chunkath Chunkath Joseph Varkey KSG (born 1891, date of death unknown) was an Indian professor, journalist and a former Minister for Education of the Madras Presidency.
C. Kesavan C. Kesavan (23 May 1891 – 7 July 1969) was the Chief Minister of Travancore-Cochin during 1950–1952.
C. M. Poonacha Cheppudira Muthana Poonacha usually referred to as C. M. Poonacha, a descendant of the Coorg Dewans, was a member of the Indian National Congress party in Coorg.
C. Rajagopalachari Chakravarti Rajagopalachari (10 December 1878 – 25 December 1972), informally called Rajaji or C.R., was an Indian lawyer, independence activist, politician, writer and statesman.
C. S. Chellappa Cinnamanur Subramaniam Chellappa was a Tamil writer, journalist and Indian independence movement activist.
Chalakuzhy Paulose Mathen Chalakuzhy Poulose Matthen or C. P. Matthen, (1890–1960) was the pioneer Banker in Kerala, the south western state of India.
Chandrashekhar Shankar Dharmadhikari Chandrashekhar Shankar Dharmadhikari (Dr.C.S.Dharmadhikari) (20 November 1927, Raipur, Madhya Pradesh, India is an Indian independence movement activist, a lawyer, a judge and an author.
Chapekar brothers The Chapekar brothers alternatively spelt as Caphekar or Chaphekar (Marathi चापेकर), Damodar Hari, Balkrishna Hari (also called Bapurao) and Vasudeo Hari (also spelt Wasudeva or Wasu...
Chaudhari Kumbharam Arya Chaudhari Kumbharam Arya (10 May 1914 - 26 October 1995) was a freedom fighter, parliamentarian and popular leader of farmers in Rajasthan, India.
Chaudhary Brahm Prakash Chaudhary Brahm Prakash Yadav (1918–1993) played an important role in the Individual Satyagraha Movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi in 1940 and was among the leaders of the ‘underground’ activit...
Chaudhary Devi Lal Chaudhary Devi Lal (16 September 1914 – 6 April 2001) was an Indian politician who twice served as Chief Minister of Haryana, first in 1977–79 and then in 1987–89.
Chidambaram Subramaniam Chidambaram Subramaniam (commonly known as CS) (January 30, 1910 – November 7, 2000), was an Indian statesman (Indian Independence activist, State minister, Central minister and Governor o...
Chintamani Panigrahi Chintamani Panigrahi (22 March 1922–29 April 2000) was an Indian Independence Movement activist, a political and social leader from Orissa.
Chittaranjan Das Chittaranjan Das (C. R. Das) (চিত্তরঞ্জন দাস Chittorônjon Dash) (popularly called Deshbandhu "Friend of the country") (5 November 1870 – 16 June 1925) was an Indian politician and le...
Chittu Pandey Chittu Pandey (10 May 1865 - 1946), popularly referred to as the Shere Ballia (Lion of Ballia), was an Indian independence activist.
Chunkath Joseph Varkey Chunkath Joseph Varkey KSG (born 1891, date of death unknown) was an Indian professor, journalist and a former Minister for Education of the Madras Presidency.
Colvin R. de Silva Colvin Reginald de Silva (1907–1989) (known as Colvin R. de Silva) was a former Cabinet Minister of Plantation Industries and Constitutional Affairs, prominent member of parliament, Trotskyi...
Dada Amir Haider Khan Dada Amir Haider Khan (1900?-1989) was a communist activist of Pakistan, and revolutionary during the Indian independence movement Dada Amir Haider Khan was born in 1900 in a remote village ca...
Dada Dharmadhikari Shankar Trimbak Dharmadhikari (June 18, 1899 – December 1, 1985), better known throughout the world as Acharya Dada Dharmadhikari was an Indian freedom fighter, and a leader of social...
Dadala Raphael Ramanayya Dadala Raphael Ramanayya, was an Indian nationalist leader, instrumental in the merger of French territory Yanam into the Indian Union.
Dahyabhai Patel Dahyabhai Patel (1906–1973) was the son of Indian leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, an Indian freedom fighter and later a member of the Parliament of India.
Daulat Mal Bhandari Daulat Mal Bhandari was Chief Justice of High Court of Rajasthan in India, a member of the first Lok Sabha and a freedom fighter.
Daulatram Saran Daulatram Saran (दौलतराम सारण) (born 13 January 1924; died July 2, 2011) is a parliamentarian and popular former leader of Rajasthan in India.
Deep Narayan Singh Deep Narayan Singh was an Indian politician, participant in the Indian independence movement, and a former Chief Minister of Bihar.
Devdas Gandhi Devdas Gandhi (May 22, 1900 – August 3, 1957) was the fourth and youngest son of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Dhan Singh Gurjar Kotwal Dhan Singh Gurjar was one of the rebels of the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Dharampal Dharampal(धरमपाल) (1922–2006), Gandhian thinker, historian and political philosopher from India.
Dheeran Chinnamalai Dheeran Chinnamalai (தீரன் சின்னமலை born as Theerthagiri Sarkkarai Mandraadiyaar or Theerthagiri Gounder on April 17, 1756) was a chieftain of Kongu Vellalars and Palayakkarar from Tamil Nadu w...
Dinkar Pandya Dinkar V. Pandya is an Indian polical figure born in a small village in Gujarat, India.
Duggirala Gopalakrishnayya Duggirala Gopalakrishnayya (2 June 1889 - 10 June 1928) was an Indian freedom fighter and member of the Indian National Congress from the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh.
Dukkipati Nageswara Rao Dukkipati Nageswara Rao was an Indian independence movement activist from Krishna District.
Durga Malla Major Durga Malla was the first Gorkha soldier of the Indian National Army to sacrifice his life for the cause of the nation.
Dwarka Prasad Mishra Pt. Dwarka Prasad Mishra (1901–1988), an Indian National Congress politician, was a Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.
E. Ikkanda Warrier Ikkanda Warrier was the first Prime Minister of the state of Cochin, India, beginning in 1948.
Edatata Narayanan Edatata Narayanan (1907–1978) was a famous journalist and a freedom fighter from India.
Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar Ganesh Vasudev Mavalankar (27 November 1888 – 27 February 1956) popularly known as Dadasaheb was an independence activist, the President (from 1946 to 1947) of the Central Legislative ...
Ganga Sharan Singh (Sinha) Ganga Sharan Singh (Sinha) (1905-1988) was a member of the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Parliament of India, for three terms (1956–62 and 1962-68 from Bihar and then a nominated member i...
Ganga Singh Gurjar Ganga Gurjar was a freedom fighter of India who took active part in the Great revolt of 1857.
Ganpatrao Devji Tapase Ganpatrao Devji Tapase (गणपतराव देवजी तपासे) (30 October 1908–3 October 1991, Mumbai) was an Indian politician, an Indian independence activist and later a leader of the Indian National Co...
Garimella Satyanarayana Garimella Satyanarayana (Telugu: గరిమెళ్ళ సత్యనారాయణ) (1893 – December 18, 1952) was a Poet and Freedom Fighter of Andhra Pradesh, India.
Ghanshyam Das Birla Ghanshyam Das "G.D." Birla (April 10, 1894 – June 11, 1983) was an Indian businessman and member of the influential Birla Family.
Gokulbhai Bhatt Gokulbhai Daulatram Bhatt (born on 19/2/1898mahashivratree Died On 6/10/1986) was a freedom fighter and a social worker from Rajasthan state in India.
Gopal Hari Deshmukh Gopal Hari Deshmukh (18 February 1823 – 9 October 1892) was a social reformer from Maharashtra, India.
Gopal Krishna Gokhale Gopal Krishna Gokhale, CIE (9 May 1866 – 19 February 1915) was one of the founding social and political leaders during the Indian Independence Movement against the British Empire in India.
Gopinath Bordoloi Gopinath Bordoloi (গোপীনাথ বৰদলৈ; 1890–1950) was the first Prime Minister of undivided Assam before independence and later Chief Minister of the Indian state of Assam, and also a leading Indian...
Gouthu Latchanna Sardar Gouthu Latchanna (16 August 1909 – 19 April 2006) was a veteran freedom fighter from south India.
Govind Ballabh Pant Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant (10 September 1887 – 7 March 1961) was an Indian politician and independence activist.
Gulab Singh Saini Gulab Singh Saini was an Indian freedom fighter and commander-in-chief of the army of princely state of Ballabhgarh.
Gulabchand Hirachand Gulabchand Hirachand Doshi (1898–1967) was scion of Walchand group, noted industrialist, philanthropist and Hindu activist.
Guran Ditt Kumar Guran Ditt Kumar, also known as G.D. Kumar Singh, was an Indian revolutionary associated with the pioneers of the Gadhar movement involved in the Indo-German conspiracy during the First W...
Guru Radha Kishan Guru Radha Kishan (1925-1996) was an Indian Independence activist and Communist politician.
Gurubari Meher Gurubari Meher was killed in fighting against a raja in India as part of the struggle to end British rule.
H. Narasimhaiah Hosur Narasimhaiah was a physicist, educator, freedom fighter and rationalist from Karnataka, India.
Hakim Ajmal Khan Ajmal Khan (or Hakim Ajmal Khan) (1868–1927) was an Indian physician specialising in the field of South Asian traditional Unani medicine as well as a Muslim nationalist politician and free...
Hansa Jivraj Mehta Hansa Jivraj Mehta (1897-1995) was a reformist, social activist, educator, independence activist, and writer from India.
Hanuman Singh Budania Hanuman Singh Budania was a social worker and freedom fighter from Churu district in Rajasthan, India.
Harchandrai Vishandas Diwan Bahadur The Right Honourable Sir Seth Harchandrai Vishandas (سیٹہ ھرچندرای وشنداس) PC KCIE CSI KIH QC MA LL.B. (1 May 1862-16 February 1928), was an Indian attorney and politician.
Hardekar Manjappa Hardekar Manjappa (Kn:ಹರ್ಡೇಕರ ಮಂಜಪ್ಪ) (1886–1947), Manjappa was born in a poor family of Banavasi, village of Uttara Kannada district.
Hari Sao Agrahari Hari Sao Agrahari (Hindi: हरी साव अग्रहरि) was a zamindar during the period of Maharaja Chakradhar Singh (1905-1947) in theRaigarh princely state of Chhattisgarh, India.
Hari Singh Burdak Hari Singh Burdak was a freedom fighter of Shekhawati region in Rajasthan, India.
Haribhau Upadhyaya Haribhau Upadhyaya (हरिभाऊ उपाध्याय) was an Indian politician and an Indian independence activist.
Harihar Singh Harihar Singh was an Indian politician and a former Chief Minister of Bihar.
Hasrat Mohani Maulana Hasrat Mohani (b. 1875 Unnao, d. 1951 Lucknow) was a Romantic Poet of Urdu language, journalist, politician, parliamentarian of British India, besides a being a part of the Indian Indep...
Hector Abhayavardhana Hector Abhayavardhana (5 January 1919 – 22 September 2012) was a Sri Lankan Trotskyist theoretician, a long-standing member of the Lanka Sama Samaja Party (LSSP) and a founder-member of th...
Hemanta Kumar Sarkar Hemanta Kumar Sarkar (হেমন্তকুমার সরকার) (1897 - 1952) was an Indian philologist, author, biographer, editor, publisher, union leader, leader of the Indian freedom movement and an associate of S...
I. K. Kumaran Irayi Kunnathidathil Kumaran Master (ഇരയി കുന്നതിടത്തില് കുമാരന് മാസ്റ്റര്; Sep 17, 1903 - July 27, 1999), was a freedom fighter from Mahe or Mayyazhi, Union territory of India, who foug...
Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi Inayatullah Khan Mashriqi, also known as Allama Mashriqi, (25 August 1888 – 27 August 1963) was a Pakistani mathematician, logician, political theorist, Islamic scholar and the found...
Indradeep Sinha Indradeep Sinha (July 1914 – June 9, 2003) was a freedom fighter and veteran communist leader.
Indulal Yagnik Indulal Kanaiyalal Yagnik was an Indian independence activist, a leader of the All India Kisan Sabha and one who led Mahagujarat Movement, which spearheaded the demand for the separate statehood...
Inturi Venkateswara Rao Inturi Venkateswara Rao, known as Inturi was Indian freedom fighter, Trade unionist, writer and film journalist.
Ishwar Das Varshnei Ishwar Das Varshnei (died 1948) was the father of the glass industry in India.
J. B. Kripalani Acharya (scholar) Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani (1888–1982) was an Indian politician, noted particularly for holding the presidency of the Indian National Congress during the transfer of power i...
J. C. Kumarappa J. C. Kumarappa (born Joseph Chelladurai Cornelius) (January 4, 1892 – January 30, 1960) was an Indian economist and a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi.
Jagannath Sarkar Jagannath Sarkar (25 September 1919 – 8 April 2011) was an Indian Communist leader, freedom fighter, and writer on social issues.
Jagbir Singh Chhina Jagbir Singh Chhina (जगबीर सिंह छीना), (Nephew, Comrade Achhar Singh Chhina), was a freedom fighter who worked during freedom movement with Comrade Achhar Singh Chhina, Pratap Singh Kairon, Soha...
Jagjivan Ram Babu Jagjivan Ram (बाबू जगजीवन राम) (5 April 1908 – 6 July 1986), known popularly as Babuji, was a freedom fighter and a social reformer hailing from the scheduled castes of Bihar in India.
Jai Ram Varma Jai Ram Varma is an Indian freedom fighter, politician and was Member of Parliament of India.
Jairamdas Daulatram Jairamdas Daulatram (July 21, 1891 – March 1, 1979) اردو: جے رام داس دولت رام was an Indian political leader in the Indian independence movement.
Jamnalal Bajaj Jamnalal Bajaj (4 November 1884 – 11 February 1942) was an Indian industrialist, a philanthropist, and Indian independence fighter.
Jan Muhammad Junejo Barrister Jan Muhammad Junejo: (Urdu:جان محمد جونيجو, title: Raees-Ul-Muhajireen: رۂيس المھاجرين) born in 1886 Larkana, Sindh.
Janaki Devi Bajaj Janaki Devi Bajaj (January 7, 1893 - May 21, 1979) was an Indian independence activist who was jailed for participating in Civil Disobedience Movement in 1932.
Jawaharlal Nehru Jawaharlal Nehru (14 November 1889 – 27 May 1964) was the first Prime Minister of India and a central figure in Indian politics for much of the 20th century.
Jayanti Prasad Tiwari Jayanti Prasad Tiwari (1925–28 March 1983) was a social activist from Uttar Pradesh.
Jayaprakash Narayan Jayaprakash Narayan (11 October 1902 – 8 October 1979), popularly referred to as JP or Lok Nayak (Hindi for "people's leader"), was an Indian independence activist, social refor...
Jayee Rajguru Jayakrushna Rajguru Mohapatra popularly known as Jayee Rajguru was born on the auspicious day of Analanabami, 29 October 1739 in Biraharekrushnapur a village in the Puri District of Oris...
Jivatram Kripalani Acharya (scholar) Jivatram Bhagwandas Kripalani (1888–1982) was an Indian politician, noted particularly for holding the presidency of the Indian National Congress during the transfer of power i...
Jnananjan Niyogi Jnananjan Niyogi was actively associated with the Indian independence movement and was a social reformer.
Joachim Alva Joachim Ignatius Sebastian Alva (21 January 1907 – 28 June 1979) was an Indian lawyer, journalist and politician from Mangalore.
Joseph Baptista Joseph "Kaka" Baptista (17 March 1864 – 1930) was an Indian politician and activist from Bombay (today known as Mumbai), closely associated with the Lokmanya Tilak and the Home Rule Movement.
Jyotirao Phule Mahatma Jyotirao Govindrao Phule (11 April 1827 – 28 November 1890), also known as Mahatma Jyotibao Phule was great activist, thinker, social reformer, writer, philosopher, theologist, sch...
K. A. Mammen K. A. Mammen was a social worker, a leader, a friend for his colleagues, one of the founder members of Kerala Congress (Political party in Kerala.
K. B. Sundarambal Kodumudi Balambal Sundarambal (1908–1980) was a stage artist and singer from Erode, Tamil Nadu.
K. K. Shetty K. K. Shetty (born 18 April 1901, date of death unknown) was an Indian independence activist, journalist and a Member of Parliament who represented the Mangalore Constituency in the 5th Lok Sabha.
K. Kamaraj Kumarasami Kamaraj , better known as K. Kamaraj, (15 July 1903 – 2 October 1975) was an Indian politician from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as the "Kingmaker" in Indian politics dur...
K. Kelappan K. Kelappan (August 24, 1889 - October 7, 1971) was a founding member and president of Nair Service Society, a reformer, an Indian freedom fighter, educationist and journalist.
K. Kunhambu K.Kunhambu was born in North Malabar, Panoor.
K. P. Kesava Menon Kizhakke Potta Kesava Menon (September 1, 1886 - November 9, 1978) was a patriot, idealist and Indian independence activist.
K. P. R. Gopalan K. P. R. Gopalan, popularly known as KPR was a politician and militant Naxalite communist leader from Kalliasseri, Kerala.
K.M. Munshi Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi (કનૈયાલાલ માણેકલાલ મુનશી) (December 30, 1887 - February 8, 1971) was an Indian independence movement activist, politician, writer and educationist from Gujarat state.
Kailashpati Mishra Kailashpati Mishra (5 October 1923 – 3 November 2012) was an Indian politician.
Kaka Kalelkar Dattatreya Balkrushna Kalelkar (Devanagari: दत्तात्रेय बाळकृष्ण कालेलकर) (1885–1981), popularly known as Kaka Kalelkar, was an Indian independence activist, social reformer and journalist.
Kaliram Dahiya Shaheed Chaudhary Kaliram Dahiya is a martyr of World War 2.
Kalki Sadasivam "Kalki" Thiagaraja Sadasivam (Tamil:"கல்கி" தியாக்ராஜன் சதாசிவம்) (4 September 1902 – 22 November 1997) was a leading freedom fighter, singer, journalist and film producer who was one of the fo...
Kamala Das Gupta Kamala Das Gupta (born 11 March 1907) was an Indian freedom fighter.
Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay (3 April 1903 – 29 October 1988) was an Indian social reformer and freedom fighter.
Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi Kanaiyalal Maneklal Munshi, (December 30, 1887 – February 8, 1971) popularly known as Kulapati Dr. K. M. Munshi, was an Indian independence movement activist, politician, writer and educat...
Kaneganti Hanumanthu Kaneganti Hanumanthu is a well known freedom fighter who rebelled against British Rule and started the Palnadu Rebellion against tax.
Kanhaiyalal Maneklal Munshi Kanayalal Maneklal Munshi or Kulapati Dr. K.M. Munshi was an Indian independence movement activist, politician, writer and educationist from Gujarat state.
Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar Karumuttu Thiagarajan Chettiar (கருமுத்து தியாகராஜன் செட்டியார், 16 June 1893 - 29 July 1974), was an Indian independence activist, industrialist and the founder of Thiagarajar College of Engine...
Karyanand Sharma Karyanand Sharma (1901–1965) was a nationalist and peasant leader who led movements against zamindars and the British.
Kasinadhuni Nageswara Rao Kasinadhuni Nageswararao (Telugu: కాశీనాథుని నాగేశ్వరరావు), better known as Nageswara rao pantulu was an Indian, journalist, nationalist, politician, and a staunch supporter of Khaddar movement.
Kasturba Gandhi Kasturba Mohandas Gandhi (born Kastur Kapadia; 11 April 1869 – 22 February 1944) was the wife of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi.
Kaumudi Teacher Kaumudi teacher was a Gandhian and an Indian freedom fighter from Kannur, Kerala.
Kavisekhara Dr Umar Alisha Kavisekhara Dr Umar Alisha (28 February 1885, in Pithapuram – 23 January 1945, in Narsapur) was the sixth Peethadhipathi of Sri Viswa Viznana Vidya Adhyatmika Peetham in Pithapuram, India.
Kayyar Kinhanna Rai Kayyar Kinhanna Rai (ಕಯ್ಯಾರ ಕಿಞ್ಞಣ್ಣ ರೈ) (born 8 June 1915) is an Indian independence activist, author, poet and former journalist.
Kazi Nazrul Islam Kazi Nazrul Islam (কাজী নজরুল ইসলাম Kazī Nazrul Islām (24 May 1899 – 29 August 1976), sobriquet Bidrohi Kobi (Rebel Poet), known popularly as Nazrul'...
Keshav Rao Koratkar Sri Keshav Rao Koratkar, also known as Keshavraoji, was a pioneer of political, social and educational reforms in Hyderabad State, India.
Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan Khān Abdul Ghaffār Khān (6 February 1890 – 20 January 1988) (خان عبدالغفار خان, خان عبدالغفار خان, ख़ान अबदुल गफ़्फ़र ख़ान), also known as Fakhr-e Afghān (فخر افغان, lit. "pride of Afghans...
Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan (خان عبدالجبار خان) (born 1882, Utmanzai – May 9, 1958, Lahore), popularly known as Dr. Khan Sahib, was a pioneer in the Indian Independence Movement and a Pakistani...
Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy Konda Venkata Ranga Reddy popularly known as K. V. Ranga Reddy (1890–1970) is a former Deputy Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh.
Konda Venkatappaiah Desha Bhakta Konda Venkatappaiah or Konda Venkatappayya B.L. was a noted lawyer, Indian freedom fighter and politician from Andhra Pradesh., He is one of the founders and first editor of "...
Krishna Kumar Sharma Krishna Kumar Sharma "Betaab" (1924 Muzaffarnagar – 2001 New Delhi) was a prominent activist in the Indian Independence Movement.
Krishna Nath Sarmah Krishna Nath Sarmah was a renowned nationalist and social reformer from Assam.
Krishna Sinha Krishna Singh(1887–1961), known as Sri Babu and Bihar Kesari, was the first Chief Minister of the Indian state of Bihar (1946–1961).
Krishnaji Gopal Karve Krishnāji Gopāl Karve (कृष्णाजी गोपाळ कर्वे) (1887 – April 19, 1910) was an Indian freedom fighter, a revolutionary.
Krishnammal Jagannathan Krishnammal Jagannathan (கிருஷ்ணம்மாள் ஜெகநாதன்: born 1926) is a social service activist from the Indian state of Tamil Nadu.
Krushnashastri Chiplunkar Krushnashastri Chiplunkar (Devanagari: कृष्णशास्त्री चिपळूणकर) (1824-1878) was a social activist and a Marathi writer from Maharashtra, India.
Lakshmi Sahgal Lakshmi Sahgal (or Sehgal); 24 October 1914 – 23 July 2012) was a revolutionary of the Indian independence movement, an officer of the Indian National Army, and the Minister of Women's Af...
Lal Bahadur Shastri Lal Bahadur Shastri was the second Prime Minister of the Republic of India and a leader of the Indian National Congress party.
Lala Jaswantrai Churamani Lala Jaswantrai Churamani also known as Lala Jaswant Rai, was an activist in the Indian independence movement.
Lala Ram Prakash Gupta Lala Ram Prakash Gupta(1909–2002), popularly known as Lalajee, was an eminent freedom fighter and social worker of Punjab (India).
Leela Roy Leela Roy née Nag (লীলা রায়) (21 October 1900 – 11 June 1970), was a radical leftist Indian politician and reformer, and a close associate of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose She was born into an up...
M. S. Gurupadaswamy M. S. Gurupadaswamy (8 January 1923 - 10 May 2011) was an Indian politician.
Madan Mohan Malaviya Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya (पंडित मदन मोहन मालवीय) (1861–1946) was an Indian educationist and politician notable for his role in the Indian independence movement and his espousal of Hindu nati...
Maganti Ankineedu Maganti Ankineedu (born 1 January 1915, date of death unknown) was an Indian independence activist, politician and Member of Parliament.
Mahadev Desai Mahadev Desai (January 1, 1892 – August 15, 1942) was an Indian independence activist and writer best remembered as Mahatma Gandhi's personal secretary.
Mahadev Govind Ranade Justice Mahadev Govind Ranade (18 January 1842 – 16 January 1901) was a distinguished Indian scholar, social reformer and author.
Mahatma Gandhi Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (2 October 1869 – 30 January 1948) was the preeminent leader of Indian nationalism in British-ruled India.
Mahavarat Vidyalankar Mahavarat Vidyalankar (also spelled Mahavrat) S/O Har Dayal Singh Saini was a prominent Indian Freedom Fighter and scholar.
Mahavir Tyagi Mahavir Tyagi (1899–1980) was an Indian independence fighter and famous parliamentarian from the state of Uttar Pradesh, India.
Mahendra Pratap Raja Mahendra Pratap Singh (December 1, 1886–April 29, 1979) was a Hindu freedom fighter, journalist, writer, and Marxist revolutionary social reformist of India.
Mahmud al-Hasan Mahmud al-Hasan (Maḥmūdu'l-Ḥasan) also known as Mahmud Hasan (1851 – 30 November 1920) was a Deobandi Sunni Muslim scholar who was active against British rule in India.
Mahmudu'l-Hasan Maulana Mahmudu'l-Hasan was a Deobandi Sunni Muslim scholar who was active against British rule in India.
Mailara Mahadevappa Mailara Mahadevappa was a prominent Indian freedom fighter from Haveri district of Karnataka state, India.
Makhdoom Mohiuddin Makhdoom Mohiuddin (Urdu: مخدوم محی الدین, Telugu : మఖ్దూం మొహియుద్దీన్) or Abu Sayeed Mohammad Makhdoom Mohiuddin Huzri (4 February 1908 – 25 August 1969) was an Urdu poet and Marxist pol...
Manager Singh Manager Singh (Jan 20, 1920 - October 28, 1993), widely known as Malviya of Dwaba or JanNayak (leader of the common people), was an Indian independence activist and political leader.
Mangilal Arya MANGILAL ARYA was an Indian Freedom Fighter and Social Reformer.
Manibehn Patel Manibehn Patel (1904 – 1988) was the daughter of Indian leader Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel and an Indian freedom fighter.
Maniben Patel Maniben Patel (3 April 1903, Karamsad-1990) was an Indian independence movement activist and a Member of the Indian parliament.
Manikuntala Sen Manikuntala Sen (মণিকুন্তলা সেন)(c. 1911-1987) was one of the first women to be active in the Communist Party of India.
Manikya Lal Verma Manikya Lal Verma (1888 – 14 January 1969) was a member of Constituent Assembly of India in 1949.
Manubhai Shah Manubhai Shah (1915-2000) was an Indian politician who played an important political and developmental role in independent India for over half a century.
Mathai Manjooran Mathai Manjooran (13 October 1912 – 14 January 1970) was an Indian independence activist from Kerala, socialist revolutionary, Member of Parliament, Minister of Labour (economics) in the second ...
Maulana Mehmud Hasan Shaykh-ul-Hind Maulana Mehmud Al-Hasan was an eminent Islamic Scholar who made tireless efforts in the freedom struggle during the British Rule in India.
Maulana Mohammad Ali Maulana Mohammad Ali Jouhar was an Indian Muslim leader, activist, scholar, journalist and poet, and was among the leading figures of the Khilafat Movement.
Maulana Shaukat Ali Maulana Shaukat Ali was an Indian Muslim nationalist and leader of the Khilafat movement.
Maurice Frydman Maurice Frydman (Maurycy Frydman or Maurycy Frydman-Mor in Polish), aka Swami Bharatananda (1901 in Warsaw, Poland – 9 March 1977, India), was an engineer and humanitarian who ...
Meduri Nageswara Rao Meduri Nageswara Rao (31 March 1910 – 13 January 1998) was an Indian independence activist, politician and Member of Parliament.
Meer Nisar Ali Titumeer Titumir was a rebel against the Zamindars and British colonial system in 19th century Bengal, a part of British India.
Mehmud Al-Hasan Mehmud Al-Hasan was an Islamic Scholar who was active against British Rule in India.
Mehmud Hasan Mehmud Al-Hasan was an Islamic Scholar who was active against British Rule in India.
Minocher Rustom Masani Minocheher Rustom Masani (20 November 1905-27 May 1998), popularly known as Minoo Masani, was a politician and leader of the Swatantra Party in India.
Mirabehn Madeleine Slade (Mirabehn) (22 November 1892 – 20 July 1982), daughter of the British Rear-Admiral Sir Edmond Slade, was a British woman who left her home in Britain to live and work with ...
Mohammad Ali Jouhar Mohammad Ali Jouhar (10 December 1878 – 4 January 1931) was an Indian Muslim leader, activist, scholar, journalist and poet, and was among the leading figures of the Khilafat Movement.
Mohammad Iqbal Shedai Mohammad Iqbal Shedai was a revolutionary who spent his entire life fighting against British imperialism.
Mohanlal Pandya Mohanlal Pandya was an Indian freedom fighter, social reformer and one of the earliest followers of Mahatma Gandhi.
Moidu Moulavi E. Moidu Moulavi is a freedom fighter of Malabar, born at Maranchery in Ponnani.
Monomohun Ghose Monomohun Ghose (মনমোহন ঘোষ Mônmohon Ghosh) (also spelt Monomohun Ghosh, Manmohan Ghosh) (March 13, 1844 – October 16, 1896) was the first practicing barrister of Indian origin.
Moreshwar Vasudeo Abhyankar Moreshwar Vasudeo Abhyankar was a lawyer and a freedom fighter and a Tilakite member of Indian National Congress from Nagpur.
Mosalikanti Thirumala Rao Mosalikanti Thirumala Rao (Telugu: మొసలికంటి తిరుమలరావు) (b: 29 January 1901 - d: 1970) was Indian Freedom activist and Parliament member.
Motilal Nehru Motilal Nehru (6 May 1861 – 6 February 1931) was an Indian lawyer, an activist of the Indian National Movement and an important leader of the Indian National Congress, who also served as the Con...
Mridula Sarabhai Mridula Sarabhai (b 6 May1911 - d 26 October 1974) was an Indian independence activist and politician.
Mufti Mahmud Maulana Mufti Mahmud (مولانا مفتى محمود), was an influential cleric, veteran member of Congress Party, and the founding member of the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam (JUI).
Muhammad Ali Jauhar Maulana Muhammad Ali (1874–1951) Amir (1914–1951) (مولانا محمد على) Muhammad Ali (محمد على) was a Pakistani writer, scholar, and leading figure of the Ahmadiyya Movement.
Muhammad Qasim Nanotvi Muhammad Qasim Nanotvi was an Islamic Scholar and the main person responsible for establishing a centre of excellence where the true teachings of Islam are taught.
Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed Ansari (मुख़्तार अहमद अंसारी,) was an Indian nationalist and political leader, and former president of the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League during the Indian Inde...
Munishwar Datt Upadhyay Pandit Munishwar Datt Upadhyay, often referred to as Panditji, was an Indian politician and statesman, a leader in the Indian independence movement, the Educationist and Member of Parliament fro...
Munishwar Dutt Upadhyay Munishwar Dutt Upadhyay (3 August 1898 - 26 June 1983) was an Indian politician and statesman, a leader in the Indian independence movement, the Educationist and Member of Parliament from Pratap...
N. M. Perera Nanayakkarapathirage Martin Perera, better known as Dr. N. M. Perera,(Sinhala 6 June 1905 – 14 August 1979) was one of the leaders of the Sri Lankan Trotskyist Lanka Sama Samaja Pa...
N. R. Malkani Narayandas Malkani (1890-1974) was a noted social worker and freedom fighter from Rajasthan state in India.
N. Sreedharan N. Sreedharan popularly known as NS was one of the chief organisers of Communist Party in Central Travancore and Former CPI Secretariat Member.
Nabakrushna Choudhuri Nabakrushna Choudhuri (ନବକୃଷ୍ଣ ଚୌଧୁରୀ) was an Indian politician and activist born on 23 November 1901 at Cuttack, Odisha, India.
Nabin Chandra Bardoloi Nabin Chandra Bardoloi (1875-1936) was an India writer, politician and leader of Indian National Congress party from Assam.
Nagarjun Nagarjun (Baba Nagarjun, Vaidya Nath Mishra, Yatri) (June 30, 1911 – November 4, 1998) was a major Hindi and Maithili poet who has also penned a number of novels, short stories...
Nalinaksha Sanyal Nalinaksha Sanyal (born 1898, date of death unknown) was an Indian politician, economist and freedom fighter.
Nalini Ranjan Sarkar Nalini Ranjan Sarkar (নলিনী রঞ্জন সরকার) (1882–January 25, 1953) was a Indian businessman, industrialist, economist, public leader, and was greatly involved in the political and economic r...
Nand Lal Master Nand Lal (Hindi: मास्टर नंद लाल) also referred to as Nanadlal of Jaranwala was an Indian freedom fighter, politician and member of Constituent Assembly of India from East Punjab.
Nanduri Prasada Rao Nanduri Prasada Rao who was popularly known as NPR was a famous freedom fighter who ceaselessly worked to promote for the communist cause in Andhra Pradesh and he was one of the eminent figures ...
Narahar Vishnu Gadgil Narhar Vishnu Gadgil (Devanagari: नरहर विष्णु गाडगीळ) (January 10, 1896 - January 12, 1966) was an Indian freedom fighter and politician from Maharashtra, India.
Naranjan Singh Bhalla Naranjan Singh Bhalla popularly known as Bhalla Sahib (died 1996) was a 20th-century Sikh leader from Jammu and Kashmir, the northernmost state of India.
Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar Narasimha Chintaman Kelkar (Devanagari: नरसिंह चिंतामण केळकर) popularly known as Sahityasamrat Tatyasaheb Kelkar (24 August 1872 – 14 October 1947) was a lawyer from Satara as well as a dr...
Narayan Meghaji Lokhande Narayan Meghaji Lokhande (नारायण मेघाजी लोखंडे) (1848-1897) was a pioneer of the labour movement in India.
Narhari Parikh Narhari Parikh was an Indian freedom fighter and social reformer, who was a close associate of Mahatma Gandhi and the chief architect of the Indian Independence Movement in Gujarat.
Nathuram Mirdha Nathuram Mirdha (1921–1996) was a parliamentarian, freedom fighter, social reformer and popular farmer leader of Marwar region in Rajasthan, India.
Nautamlal Bhagavanji Mehta Nautamlal Bhagavanji Mehta, or the Nagar Sheth of Jetpur (2 September 1879 – 2 September 1968) was an Indian freedom fighter and a strong supporter of Mahatma Gandhi.
Nettur P. Damodaran Nettur P Damodaran (14 May 1913, Tellicherry, India - 11 October 1978, New Delhi, India) was a member of the 1st Lok Sabha of India (1952) from the constituency of Tellicherry, which was part of...
Nirmal Chandra Chaturvedi Nirmal Chandra Chaturvedi was one of the most prominent public figures of Uttar Pradesh one of the states in India during mid-1930s to the early 1970s.
Nittoor Srinivasa Rau Nittoor Srinivasa Rao or Nittur Srinivasa Rao (ನಿಟ್ಟೂರು ಶ್ರೀನಿವಾಸ ರಾವ್) (24 August 1903 – 12 August 2004) was a Gandhian who participated in the Indian independence m...
Nolini Kanta Gupta Nolini Kanta Gupta (13 January 1889 – 7 February 1983), a revolutionary, linguist, scholar, critic, poet, philosopher and yogi, was the most senior of Sri Aurobindo's disciples.
P. D. Gaitonde P.D. Gaitonde was a surgeon from Goa India, jailed during Portuguese rule for a protest statement he made while holding office in this region along the west coast of India.
P. J. Sebastian P. J. Sebastian was an Indian freedom fighter and social activist from Changanacherry, Kerala.
P. Kakkan P. Kakkan (sometimes Kakkan) (கக்கன்) (June 18, 1908 – December 23, 1981) was a Dalit leader, freedom fighter and Indian politician who served as a member of the Constituent Assembly of In...
P. Narsa Reddy P. Narsa Reddy was an Indian freedom fighter, politician and Member of Parliament of the 9th Lok Sabha of India.
P. P. Ummer Koya P. P. Ummer Koya (1 July 1922 – 1 September 2000) was an Indian politician, Gandhian, freedom fighter and educationist.
P. Rangaiah Naidu Palavai Rangaiah Naidu was an Indian lawyer, politician and Indian independence activist.
P. V. Narasimha Rao Pamulaparti Venkata Narasimha Rao (Telugu:పాములపర్తి వేంకట నరసింహ రావు 28 June 1921 – 23 December 2004) was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the ninth Prime Minister of India (1991–...
Padmaja Naidu Padmaja Naidu (1900 - May 2, 1975) was the daughter of Sarojini Naidu.
Pamulaparthi Sadasiva Rao Pamulaparthi Sadasiva Rao (July 17, 1921 - August 26, 1996) was a thinker, philosopher, and free lance journalist.
Panampilly Govinda Menon Panampilly Govinda Menon (പനമ്പിള്ളി ഗോവിന്ദമേനോന്) (1 October 1906 – 23 May 1970) was an Indian politician, freedom fighter, and lawyer.
Pandit Amir Chand Bombwal Pandit Amir Chand Bombwal was a journalist, a freedom fighter in the Indian independence movement, a Khudai Khidmatgar and a political leader of the Indian National Congress Party from Peshawar...
Pannalal Barupal Pannalal Barupal (6 April 1913–19 May 1983, Ganganagar) was an Indian politician, Indian independence activist and a member of the Indian National Congress political party.
Partap Singh Kairon Partap Singh Kairon (1901–1965) was the Chief Minister of the Punjab province (then comprising Punjab, Haryana and Himachal Pradesh), and is widely acknowledged as the architect of post-Independ...
Parur T. K. Narayana Pillai Parur T. K. Narayana Pillai (died 1969) was a freedom fighter during the British Raj in India and was a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) which fought against the British rule in India.
Periyasaamy Thooran Periyasaami Thooran (September 26, 1908 – January 20, 1987) was a patriot, Tamil poet, teacher, and a composer of Carnatic music.
Phanishwar Nath 'Renu' Phanishwar Nath 'Renu' (फणीश्वर नाथ रेणु) (March 4, 1921 – April 11, 1977) was one of the most successful and influential writers of modern Hindi literature in the post-Premchand era.
Philip Gunawardena Don Philip Rupasinghe Gunawardena (11 January 1901 – 26 March 1972) introduced Trotskyism to Sri Lanka, where he is a national hero, known as 'the Father of Socialism' and as 'the Lion of Boralu...
Pingali Venkayya Pingali Venkayya (2 August 1876 – 4 July 1963) was an Indian freedom fighter and the designer of the flag from which Indian national flag was adopted.
Ponaka Kanakamma Ponaka Kanakamma (1892–1963) was a social worker, activist and freedom fighter, imprisoned over a year, as a disciple of Mahatma Gandhi, in India.
Potti Sreeramulu Potti Sreeramulu (16 March 1901 – 16 December 1952), was an Indian revolutionary.
Prabhavati Devi Prabhavati Devi (1906 — 1973) was at the forefront of freedom struggle in Bihar.
Pramathanath Mitra Pramathanath Mitra (30 October 1853-1910), known widely as P. Mitra was a Bengali Indian barrister and Indian nationalist who was among the earliest founding members of the Indian revoluti...
Pratap Singh Kairon Pratap Singh Kairon was the Chief Minister of the Punjab province, and is widely acknowledged as the architect of post-Independence Punjab Province.
Puli Thevar Puli Thevar was a poligar (or palayakarar) who ruled Nerkattumseval situated in the Sankarankoil taluk of Tamil Nadu.
Puran Chand Joshi Puran Chand Joshi (पूरन चन्द जोशी) (born April 14, 1907, Almora – died November 9, 1980, Delhi), one of the early leaders of the communist movement in India.
Puripanda Appala Swamy Puripanda Appala Swamy (Telugu: పురిపండా అప్పలస్వామి) (1904–1982), also spelled Appalaswamy, was a linguist, writer, translator, journalist and editor.
Purnima Banerjee Purnima Banerjee was an Indian freedom fighter, and a member of the Constituent Assembly of India.
Purushottam Das Tandon Purushottam Das Tandon पुरुषोत्तम दास टंडन (August 1, 1882 – July 1, 1962), was a freedom fighter from Uttar Pradesh in India.
R. Balaji Rao R. Balaji Rao (1842–1896) was an Indian politician and Indian independence activist who was a founder and first Secretary of the Madras Mahajana Sabha.
R. Sugathan R. Sugathan, (23 December 1901 – February 14, 1970), popularly known as Sugathansir, was an Indian Communist leader and an early trade unionist of Kerala.
R. Venkataraman Ramaswamy Venkataraman (Tamil: இராமசுவாமி வெங்கட்ராமன் 4 December 191027 January 2009) was an Indian lawyer, Indian independence activist and politician who served as a Union minister and as th...
Raavi Narayana Reddy Shri. Raavi Narayana Reddy, (Telugu రావి నారాయణ రెడ్డి), (born 5 June 1908, Bollepally, Bhongir, Nalgonda, Andhra Pradesh – died 7 Sept.
Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Rafi Ahmed Kidwai (रफ़ी अहमद क़िदवई رفیع احمد قدوائی Urdu), (18 February 1894 - 24 October 1954) was a politician, an Indian independence activist and a socialist, sometimes described as an Isla...
Raghunath Vinayak Dhulekar Pandit Raghunath Vinayak Dhulekar (born 7 January 1891, Jhansi, Uttar Pradesh — 1980) was a prominent Indian freedom fighter from Uttar Pradesh who took an active part in the Quit India Movement...
Rajendra Prasad Rajendra Prasad (3 December 1884 – 28 February 1963) was the first President of the Republic of India.
Rajkumari Amrit Kaur Amrit Kaur DStJ (2 February 1889 – 2 October 1964) was the health minister in the Indian Cabinet for ten years after India's independence from the British Raj in 1947.
Ram Krishna Sinha Ram Krishna Sinha is an Indian freedom fighter, politician and was Member of Parliament of India.
Ram Manohar Lohia Rammanohar Lohia (b: March 23, 1910 - d: October 12, 1967) was an Indian freedom fighter and a socialist political leader.
Rama Devi Choudhury Rama Devi Choudhry or Rama Devi was one of the freedom fighters of Orissa, India.
Ramadevi Ramadevi was an Indian advocate of the Indian independence movement, and also a civil rights advocate supporting the deprived within India.
Ramadevi Choudhury Ramadevi Choudhury (born in Cuttack, 3 December 1899 - Died 22 July 1985) was an Indian freedom fighter and a social reformer.
Ramarshi Dev Trivedi Ramarshi Deo Trivedi a son of landlord from Mamarkha,left his school for the freedom movement.
Rambhau Mandlik Rambhau Mandlik (Marathi: रामभाऊ मंडलिक) (July 1, 1881 – August 30, 1958) was a freedom fighter and a political leader in the Indian state of Maharashtra.
Rameshwar Prasad Sinha Rameshwar Prasad Sinha (also transliterated as Rameshwar Prasad Singh) was an Indian statesman and a participant in the Indian independence movement.
Ramji H. Kamani Ramji Hansraj Kamani (રામજી હંસરાજ કમાણી; 21 February 1888 – 14 May 1966) also called Ramjibhai, was an Indian entrepreneur and industrialist born in the village of Dhari in the Amreli dis...
Rango Bapuji Gupte Rango Bāpuji Gupte was an Indian diplomat, freedom fighter, and a revolutionary.
Rani Gaidinliu Gaidinliu (1915–1993) was a Naga spiritual and political leader who led a revolt against British rule in India.
Rani Lakshmibai Lakshmibai, the Rani of Jhansi (19 November 1828 – 18 June 1858; was the queen of the Maratha-ruled princely state of Jhansi, situated in the north-central part of India.
Rao Kadam Singh Rao Kadam Singh, the Gurjar,Bhatti clan was elected by his clansmen as their leader to fight against the British during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
Ratanchand Hirachand Ratanchand Hirachand Doshi (1902–1981) was a scion of Walchand group, a noted industrialist, philanthropist, freedom fighter, and Jain social leader.
Ravi Narayana Reddy Raavi Narayana Reddy, (5 June 1908 – 7 September 1991), was a founding member of the Communist Party of India.
Ravi Shankar Vyas Ravi Shankar Vyas (1844–1944) was an Indian freedom fighter born at Rudhi (Kheda district, Gujarat, India) and social reformer, hailing from and working in the state of Gujarat.
Ravindra Kelekar Ravindra Kelekar (March 07, 1925 – August 27, 2010) was a noted Indian author who wrote primarily in the Konkani language, though he also wrote in Marathi and Hindi.
Ravishankar Shukla Ravishankar Shukla (2 August 1877, Sagar – 31 December 1956, Delhi) was a leader of the Indian National Congress, Indian independence movement activist, the Premier of the Central Provinc...
Ruchi Ram Sahni Ruchi Ram Sahni (April 5, 1863 – June 3, 1948) was a Punjabi freedom fighter having a wide influence as an educationist and creator of scientific temper in the pre-partition Punjab.
Rukmini Lakshmipathi Rukmini Laxmipathi (also spelled as Rukmani Lakshmipathi, ருக்மிணி லக்ஷ்மிபதி) (6 December 1892 - 6 August 1951) was an Indian independence activist and politician belonging to the Indian ...
S. K. Patil Sadashiv Kanoji Patil (abbreviated as S. K. Patil) (1898-1981) was a former Congress leader from Maharashtra.
S. K. Wankhede Seshrao Krishnarao Wankhede (September 24, 1914 in Nagpur – January 30, 1988 in Mumbai) was a cricket administrator and politician.
S. P. Y. Surendranath Arya Sinhakulathipati Papanarya Yatiraj Surendranath Voegeli-Arya was an Indian independence activist from the Madras Presidency.
S. R. Rana Sardar Singh Rewabhai Rana (1878–1957), often abbreviated 'S.R. Rana', was an Indian political activist, founding member of the Paris Indian Society and the vice-president of the Indian Home Rul...
S. Satyamurti Sundara Sastri Satyamurti (August 19, 1887 – March 28, 1943) was an Indian independence activist and politician.
S. Srinivasa Iyengar Seshadri Srinivasa Iyengar CIE (சேஷாத்திரி ஸ்ரீநிவாச அய்யங்கார்) (11 September 1874 – 19 May 1941), also seen as Sreenivasa Iyengar and Srinivasa Ayyangar, was an Indian lawyer, fre...
S.V.S. Rathinam S.V.S. Rathinam better known as S.V.S.Rathinam was an Indian politician, Philosopher and Philanthropist from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as in Indian social service during the 1940s.
S.V.S.Rathinam S.V.S. Rathinam better known as S.V.S.Rathinam was an Indian politician, Philosopher and Philanthropist from Tamil Nadu widely acknowledged as in Indian social service during the 1940s.
Sagarmal Gopa Sagarmal Gopa was a freedom fighter and patriot from Rajasthan state in India.
Sahajanand Saraswati Swami Sahajanand Saraswati (1889–1950), born in a Bhumihar Brahmin family of Ghazipur of Uttar Pradesh state of India, was an ascetic (Dandi Sanyasi) of Dashnami Order (Dasanami Sannyasi order) ...
Saifuddin Kitchlew Saifuddin Kitchlew (सैफ़ुद्दीन किचलू (Devanagari), سیف الدین کچلو (Nastaleeq)) (January 15, 1888 - October 9, 1963) was an Indian freedom fighter, barrister and an Indian Muslim nationalist leader.
Samaldas Gandhi Samaldas Gandhi was an Indian freedom fighter who headed the Aarzi Hukumat or Temporary Government of the erstwhile princely state of Junagadh.
Sami Venkatachalam Chetty Sami Venkatachalam Chetty (died 17 November 1958) was an Indian politician, businessman and Indian independence activist who served as member of Madras Legislative Council and Imperial Legislati...
Sarat Chandra Bose Sarat Chandra Bose (6 September 1889 – 20 February 1950) was a barrister and Indian freedom fighter.
Sardul Singh Caveeshar Sardul Singh Caveeshar was an Indian newspaper editor, and a major figure in the Indian independence movement.
Sarla Behn Sarla Behn (born Catherine Mary Heilman; 5 April 19018 July 1982) was an English Gandhian social activist whose work in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand, India helped create awareness abou...
Sarojini Naidu Sarojini Naidu, born as Sarojini Chattopadhyay (সরোজিনী চট্টোপাধ্যায়) also known by the sobriquet as The Nightingale of India, was a child prodigy, Indian independence activist and poet.
Satpal Dang Satpal Dang (1920 - June 15, 2013) was an Amritsar based Communist leader.
Satyananda Stokes Satyananda Stokes (16 August 1882 - 14 May 1946) was an American who settled in India and participated in the Indian Freedom Movement.
Satyendra Chandra Mitra Satyendra Chandra Mitra was an Indian freedom fighter, who started his political career as a revolutionary in the Jugantar Party in 1916, to being elected the Chief Whip of the Swarajya Party in...
Satyendra Narayan Sinha Satyendra Narayan Sinha (सत्येन्द्र नारायण सिन्हा) (also transliterated as Satyendra Narayan Singh) (12 July 1917 – 4 September 2006) was an Indian statesman, participant in the Indian independe...
Seth Govind Das Seth Govind Das (16 October 1896 –18 June 1974) was a freedom fighter and a distinguished parliamentarian.
Seth Harchandrai Vishandas Diwan Bahadur The Right Honourable Sir Seth Harchandrai Vishandas (سیٹہ ھرچندرای وشنداس) PC KCIE CSI KIH QC MA LL.B. (1 May 1862-16 February 1928), was an Indian attorney and politician.
Shyam Sunder Surolia Pandit Shyam Sunder Surolia (श्याम सुंदर सुरोलिया, August 25, 1920 – July 20, 2001) was an Indian freedom fighter since 1934.
Sohan Singh Bhakna Baba Sohan Singh Bhakna was as Indian revolutionary, the founding president of the Ghadar Party, and a leading member of the party involved in the Ghadar Conspiracy of 1915.
Sohan Singh Josh Sohan Singh Josh(1898-1982), was an Indian communist activist and freedom fighter.
Someswar Kakoti Someswar Kakoti is a veteran freedom fighter from Amguri, a town in Sibsagar district of Assam.
Sri Prakasa Sri Prakasa (श्री प्रकाश) (August 3, 1890 – June 23, 1971) was an Indian politician, freedom-fighter and administrator.
Sri Sadiq Ali Sadiq Ali (1910–2001) Born in 1910 in Udaipur in Rajasthan, was a freedom fighter.
Srimushnam Srinivasa Murthy Srimushnam Srinivasa Murthy (May 19, 1923-November 24, 2009) was a Gandhian Freedom Fighter and a kannada writer based in Bangalore.
Subhadra Joshi Subhadra Joshi (nee Datta) (March 23, 1919 – October 30, 2003) was a noted Indian freedom activist, politician and parliamentarian from Indian National Congress.
Subramanya Bharathi Chinnaswami Subramania Bharathi (December 11, 1882 – September 11, 1921) was an Indian writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist and social reformer from Tamil Nadu, India.
Sucheta Kriplani Sucheta Kriplani (সুচেতা কৃপলানী, सुचेता कृपलानी) (25 June 1908 – 1 December 1974), born Sucheta Mazumdar, was an Indian freedom fighter and politician in Uttar Pradesh, India.
Sudhamoy Pramanick Sudhamoy Pramanick (September 1884 – October 1974) (সুধাময় প্রামাণিক) was a Bengali advocate from Shantipur.
Sudhir Kanta Adhikary Sudhir Kanta Adhikary (1915–2002) was a militant Indian nationalist who was active in the Indian independence movement.
Surendranath Banerjee Sir Surendranath Banerjee (সুরেন্দ্রনাথ বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়) (10 November 1848 – 6 August 1925) was one of the earliest Indian political leaders during the British Raj.
Surya Sen Surya Sen (সূর্য সেন) (22 March 1894 – 12 January 1934) was a Bengali freedom fighter (against British rule) who is noted for leading the 1930 Chittagong armoury raid In Chittagong of Bengal in...
Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai Swadeshabhimani K. Ramakrishna Pillai (1878–1916) was a writer, journalist, newspaper editor, and political activist in the erstwhile princely state of Travancore (Kerala, India).
Swami Gopal Das Swami Gopal Das (1822–1936) was a social worker, educationist, environmentalist and freedom fighter from Churu in Rajasthan state in India.
Swami Keshwanand Swami Keshwanand (1883-1972) was an Indian freedom fighter and social reformer.
Swami Ramanand Tirtha Swami Ramanand Tirtha or Swami Ramanand Teerth,(:स्वामी रामानंदतीर्थ),(:స్వామి రామానంద తీర్థ) (1903–1972), was an Indian Freedom fighter, educator and social activist who led the Hyderabad...
Swami Shraddhanand Swami Shraddhanand (1856–1926) was an Indian educationist and an Arya Samaj missionary who propagated the teachings of Swami Dayanand.
Syama Prasad Mookerjee Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherjee (श्यामा प्रसाद मुखर्जी, শ্যামা প্রসাদ মুখার্জি) (6 July 1901 – 23 June 1953) was an Indian politician, who served as Minister for Industry and Supply in Prime Ministe...
Syed Mahmud Dr. Syed Mahmud was an Indian politician and senior leader in the Indian National Congress during the Indian independence movement and in post-independence India.
T. R. Shamanna Tirumale Ranganatha Shamanna (13 March 1912 – 30 August 1990) was an Indian politician, social activist educationist, and independence movement activist from the state of Karnataka.
T. S. Avinashilingam Chettiar Tiruppur Subrahmanya Avinashilingam Chettiar (திருப்பூர் சுப்பிரமணிய அவிநாசிலிங்கம் செட்டியார்) (5 May 1903 – 21 November 1991) was an Indian lawyer, politician, freedom-fighter and Gandhian.
Tagaduru Ramachandra Rao Tagaduru Ramachandra Rao was a veteran freedom fighter and social activist from Karnataka, noted as the founder of Swarajya Mandir and Satyagraha Ashram at Tagadur village in Mysore district in...
Tara Singh Malhotra Master Tara Singh was a prominent Sikh political and religious leader in the first half of the 20th century.
Tarkeshwari Sinha Tarkeshwari Sinha (26 December 1926–14 August 2007) was an Indian politician and Indian independence movement activist from Bihar.
Tarun Ram Phukan Tarun Ram Phukan (তৰুণ ৰাম ফুকন) (1877-1939) was a prominent leader of Assam.
Thakur Deshraj Thakur Deshraj (1903–1970) was a social worker, journalist, nationalist, freedom fighter and author of many books.
Thakur Ramapati Singh Thakur Ramapati Singh (1912 – October 12, 1999) (also known as Thakur Ramapati Sinha), was a freedom fighter, politician, MLA and Minister of Bihar, Member of Indian Parliament and a prominent s...
Thiagarajan Sadasivam "Kalki" Thiagaraja Sadasivam (Tamil:"கல்கி" தியாக்ராஜன் சதாசிவம்) (4 September 1902 – 22 November 1997) was a leading freedom fighter, singer, journalist and film producer who was one of the fo...
Tiruppur Kumaran Chennimalai Kumaran (1904 -1932), was an Indian revolutionary who participated in the Indian independence movement.
Titusji Titusji was the only Christian among the 78 marchers selected by Mahatma Gandhi to take part in the 1930 Dandi March, to break the salt law.
Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel Tribhuvandas Kishibhai Patel (October 22, 1903 – June 3, 1994) was the founder of the Kaira District Co-operative Milk Producers' Union in 1946, and later the Amul co-operative movement in...
Trilochan Pokhrel Trilochan Pokhrel (died 1969) was the first Sikkimese freedom fighter of Nepali origin.
Tristão de Bragança Cunha Tristão de Bragança Cunha, alternatively spelled as Tristao de Braganza Cunha, was a prominent Indian nationalist and anti-colonial activist from Goa.
Turrebaz Khan Turrebaz Khan is an Indian revolutionary who fought against the British in Hyderabad State during the Indian Rebellion of 1857.
U. N. Dhebar Uchharangrai Navalshankar Dhebar (1905–1977) was active in India's struggle for Independence, and later served as Chief Minister of Saurashtra, and President of the Indian National Congress.
U. Srinivas Mallya Ullal Srinivasa Mallya (11 November 1902 – 19 January 1965) was an Indian Politician.
U. Srinivasa Malliah Ullal Srinivasa Mallya was an Indian Politician.In served an 18 year tenure as member of Parliament, from 1946–1965.He played a key role in development of undivided Dakshina Kannada.
Ubaidullah Sindhi Ubaidullah Sindhi (عبیداللہ سنڌي,), (March 10, 1872 - August 22, 1944) was a noted nationalist leader and a political activist of the Indian independence movement.
Uma Shankar Dikshit Uma Shankar Dikshit was an Indian politician, cabinet minister and Governor of West Bengal and Governor of Karnataka.
Umaji Naik Khomane Umāji Nāik Khomāne (उमाजी नाईक खोमणे) (September 7, 1791 – February 3, 1832) was an Indian freedom fighter, a revolutionary.
Usha Mehta Usha Mehta was a renowned Gandhian and freedom fighter of India.
V. K. Krishna Menon Vengalil Krishnan Krishna Menon (3 May 1896 – 6 October 1974) was an Indian nationalist, diplomat and statesman, described as the second most powerful man in India by Time magazine and ...
V. M. Tarkunde Vithal Mahadeo Tarkunde (3 July 1909, Saswad – 22 March 2004, Delhi), also popularly known as "Justice V. M. Tarkunde", was a prominent Indian lawyer, civil rights activist, and humanist leader ...
V.R.Krishnan Ezhuthachan V.R.Krishnan Ezhuthachan is a Indian freedom fighter, journalist, trade unionist and Indian National Congress leader from Thrissur City in Kerala, India.
Vaikom Muhammad Basheer Vaikom Muhammad Basheer (21 January 1908 – 5 July 1994) was a Malayalam fiction writer from the state of Kerala in India.
Vakkom Majeed Vakkom Majeed (born S. Abdul Majeed; വക്കം മജീദ്; December 20, 1909 – July 10, 2000) was an Indian freedom fighter, politician and a former member of the Travancore-Cochin State Assembly.
Vallabhbhai Patel Sardar Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel (31 October 1875 – 15 December 1950) was an Indian barrister and statesman, one of the leaders of the Indian National Congress and one of the founding fa...
Vaman Gopal Joshi Vaman Gopal Joshi was a Marathi journalist, playwright, and freedom fighter, from Maharashtra, India.
Vanchinathan Vanchinathan (1886 – June 17, 1911), popularly known as Vanchi, was an Indian Tamil independence activist.
Variyan Kunnathu Kunjahammed Haji Variyankunnathu Kunjahammed Haji (died 20 January 1922) was a Mappila rebel leader in the 1921 anti-British uprising in the Malabar region, South India.
Vijay Singh Pathik Vijay Singh Pathik alias Bhoop Singh Gurjar (1882–1954), popularly known as Rashtriya Pathik, was born in a Gurjar family in Village Guthawali,7th Km.stone on Bulandshahr-Saidpur road,...
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar Vināyak Dāmodar Sāvarkar (28 May 1883 – 26 February 1966) was an Indian pro-independence activist, politician as well as a poet, writer and playwright.
Vinoba Bhave Vinayak Narahari "Vinoba" Bhave (September 11, 1895 - 15 November 1982) was an Indian advocate of nonviolence and human rights.
Vinod Kinariwala Vinod Kinariwala (1924-9 August 1942) was a student at Gujarat College in the city of Ahmedabad.
Violet Alva Violet Hari Alva (April 24, 1908 - November 20, 1969) was an Indian lawyer and politician and Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha.
Viper Island Viper Island is near Port Blair in Andaman district in the Andaman Islands, the capital of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands, a union territory of India and was the site of the jail where the B...
Vithalbhai Patel Vithalbhai Patel (1873 – 22 October 1933) was an Indian legislator and political leader, and co-founder of the Swaraj Party.
W V V B Ramalingam Wunnava Venkata Varaha Buchi Ramalingam Thousands of people in India had sacrificed their lives for the country and went into oblivion without seeking power or perks.
W. V. V. B. Ramalingam Wunnava Venkata Varaha Buchi Ramalingam Thousands of people in India had sacrificed their lives for the country and went into oblivion without seeking power or perks.
Waman Gopal Joshi Waman Gopal Joshi (वामन गोपाळ जोशी) (18 March 1881 – 3 June 1956) was a Marathi journalist, playwright, and freedom fighter, from Maharashtra, India.
Wanda Dynowska Wanda Dynowska (Umadevi) (30 June 1888 – 20 March 1971) Polish theosophist, writer, translator, publisher, social activist, promoter of intercultural exchanges between India and Poland, jo...
Willie MacRae Willie MacRae (May 18, 1923 – April 7, 1985) was a Scottish nationalist politician and lawyer, best remembered for the mystery surrounding his death.
Womesh Chunder Bonnerjee Womesh Chandra Bannerjee (December 29, 1844 – July 21, 1906) was an Indian politician and the first president of Indian National Congress.
Yadunandan Sharma Pandit Yadunandan (Jadunandan) Sharma (1896–1975) was an Indian peasant leader and national liberation figure from the Indian state of Bihar.
Yamuna Karjee Yamuna Karjee (1898-1953) was an Indian independence activist.
Zail Singh Gyani Zail Singh (May 5, 1916 – December 25, 1994) was the seventh President of India, serving from 1982 to 1987.