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Tuesday, July 19, 2011

Let's Salute Those Who Made India Proud --- HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY

                                  MAHATMA GANDHI:

He was the architect of India's freedom and one of the greatest and most influential man of India’s history.  The father of our nation, Gandhiji, gave up his life for India’s freedom.  His name and fame will remain forever.

                                     SARDAR PATEL :

He was called the “Iron man of India”. During the freedom struggle, he was arrested, tortured and imprisoned several times. After Independence, he became the Deputy Prime Minister of free India and the architect of India’s integrity.  He fearlessly planned and executed the merger of hundreds of princely states within the Indian Union.

                               BALA GANGADHAR TILAK :

His famous slogan “Swaraj is our birthright” became popular during the Independence movement.  He was called the lion of India. His zeal and energy was boundless. He published several articles, inspiring the hearts of many. Till his last breath, he worked for our motherland.

                                  RAMPRASAD BISMIL :

A strong and brave revolutionary who gave up his life.  He was hunted by the police and betrayed by fellow workers. He was the brave leader of Kakori Rail Dacoity Episode.

                                   BHAGATH SINGH :

He is the symbol of the heroism of the youth of India. He was a revolutionary. He threw a bomb when the Legislature was in session, to warn the British Government. He was put to death but lives in the hearts of his countrymen. He will never be forgotten for his bravery.

                                  KUDHIRAM BOSE :

 From an early age, he displayed courage and was inspired by many leaders who were fighting for Independence during his time.  He was put to death and died as a martyr singing “vande Mataram’.  He was only 19 years of age.

                                    TANTIA TOPE :

He was a well-known hero of the freedom movement. His actions struck terror in the hearts of the English military officers.  During his fight for freedom, he was deceived by his friend and was put to death.  After his death, he became a hero for many young Indians.

                                ASHFAQULLA KHAN :

When the British were about to hang him, this fearless and courageous patriot kissed the hangman's noose with the name of Allah on his lips.  He was known to many as a young man with steel-like determination and will. He dedicated his entire life for the freedom struggle.

                             SUBASH CHANDRA BOSE :

He was popularly known as Netaji.  He was one of the many martyrs who died for our country, India.  He was filled with patriotism and was greatly influenced by Mahatma Gandhi. He took up armed revolution against the British and was imprisoned many times. Right after the Independence, he died due to plane crash.  But, his dream of seeing India free had come true.

                               BIPIN CHANDRA PAL

He was a great man of great courage and determination.  He was an orator, journalist, and warrior.  He used his oratory skills to unleash attacks on the British to drive them out.  His articles and speeches were fiery and they inspired many young Indians to fight for swaraj.  

                               SUKHDEV THAPAR :

He shook the foundation of the British government when he organized Prison Strike and Lahore Conspiracy Case in 1928 and 1929.  He was a close friend of Bagath Singh and together they geared up the Indian youth showing them imaginary pictures of future India.  He was put to death in 1931 by the British.

                             MANGHAL PANDEY :

He was a soldier and martyr who woke up the youth of India with his courageous deeds. At the young age of 22 he sparked the Indian Independence Movement (Sepoy mutiny).  In 1857, he was captured and was put to death.  His death planted the seed of the Independence.

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