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10 Pillars of India's Freedom Struggle

India  •  1 Aug, 2023  •  3,155 Views  •  ⭐ 5.0

Written by Shivani Chourasia

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The Indian Independence Movement was a period of remarkable revolution, courage, and sacrifice. It was a time when exceptional leaders emerged and steered the nation towards achieving freedom from British colonial rule. This blog shines the spotlight on ten of the most influential figures of the Indian Independence Movement, detailing their momentous contributions that eventually led to India's independence on August 15, 1947.


Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

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Often referred to as the 'Father of the Nation,' Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi's role in the Indian independence struggle cannot be overstated. He brought a philosophy of non-violent resistance, known as Satyagraha, to the forefront. His initiatives, such as the Dandi March, Quit India Movement, and the Non-cooperation movement, profoundly shaped the trajectory of the freedom struggle.

Jawaharlal Nehru

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As the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru played a crucial role in shaping the nation post-independence. Yet, his influence during the freedom movement was equally impactful. Nehru was a staunch supporter of Gandhi's non-violence philosophy. His articulate speeches, his instrumental role in the Quit India Movement, and his vision for a secular India were significant driving forces in the struggle for freedom.



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Subhash Chandra Bose

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Known for his militant approach towards the independence movement, Subhash Chandra Bose was an incredibly inspiring figure. He broke away from the Indian National Congress due to ideological differences and formed the Forward Bloc in 1939. He is well-remembered for establishing the Azad Hind Fauj or Indian National Army, which symbolized the hopes and aspirations of those seeking a more aggressive push for independence.

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