Jayaprakash Narayan was an Indian politician, as well as a philosopher. Narayan was enlightened at colleges in the USA, where he converted to a Marxist. Upon his arrival in India in 1929, he signed up with the Indian National Congress. In 1932 he was convicted to a year's incarceration for his engagement in the civil disobedience movement against British...
Mahadev Govind Ranade was an Indian social agitator, a notable scholar as well as an establishing member of the Indian National Congress. He was among the first reformers who knocked on the caste system and also untouchability. He advocated social reforms such as widow remarriage, the liberation of females, and the emancipation of the oppressed castes. As a Judge,...
September 4, 2019, was the 194th birthday of Dadabhai Naoroji, the "Grand Old Man of India," who was amongst the first leaders who raised nationwide awareness in the country. Born in 1825 at Navsari, in present-day Gujarat, Naoroji was a respected scholar with varied interests. His political job aside, Naoroji was a teacher of Gujarati, math, and all-natural philosophy,...
Under the mentorship of M.G Ranade, Gopal Krishna Gokhale came to be a member of Indian National Congress in 1889. He got proactively involved with the Indian National Congress, and was the joint secretary for some years as well as in 1905; he was chosen the president at the Benares session of the Congress. The higher education made Gokhale...
Aurobindo Ghose, also known as Sri Aurobindo is known to the entire world as a terrific scholar, a nationwide leader, and a spiritual expert. He acquired his basic along with higher education from the United Kingdom. His literary quality had been exemplary as well as brought him numerous praises. He came back to India as a civil servant to...
Lala Lajpat Rai, famously referred to as Punjab Kesari, was a well-known freedom fighter of India. He was among the three extremist participants of the Indian National Congress that provided their life for the self-reliance of India along with other two members Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Bipin Chandra Pal. They were jointly referred to as Lal-Bal-Pal. These extremist participants...
Bhave joined the nationwide civil disobedience movement conducted against the British and was put behind bars with other nationalists. Regardless of these numerous activities, he was not accessible to the general public. He gained national importance when Gandhiji chose him as the very first participant in a new nonviolent campaign in 1940. Following India's independence in 1947 as well as...
One of the stalwarts of India's independence movement, Bal Gangadhar Tilak, likewise called Lokmanya Tilak took birth in Ratnagiri, Maharashtra on July 23, 1856. He is famous for his renowned quote," Self Rule is our birthright, and We shall have it!" He was reverently addressed as Lokmanya. After finishing his college graduation, Tilak began teaching in a private school in...
Sarojini Naidu was an Indian self-reliance activist, poet as well as political leader. A prominent orator and acclaimed poet, she is typically known by the moniker 'The Nightingale of India.' As a child, Naidu composed the play "Maher Muneer," which earned her a scholarship to study abroad. She ended up being the 2nd woman president of the Indian National...
Recognized for his efforts towards eliminating sati as well as child marital relationship, the 'Father of the Indian Renaissance,' Ram Mohan Roy, was born on May 22, 1772, was presented with the title of Raja by Akbar II, the Mughal emperor. He established the Brahmo Samaj in 1828. He would take place to revitalize the honest principles of the...
Annie Besant was a prominent British theosophist, females' legal rights protestor, writer, orator and also a supporter of Irish and Indian self-rule. Annie Besant signed up with The Theosophical Society on 21 May 1889, and also became a devoted pupil and assistant of H.P Blavatsky, pledging her commitment to the President-Founder, Col. H. S. Olcott, as well as the...
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel is a respected name in Indian politics. An attorney and a political lobbyist, he played a foremost duty during the Indian Self-reliance movement. After independence, he was pivotal in the integration of over 500 princely states into the Indian Union. He was deeply influenced by Gandhi's belief as well as concepts, having functioned very carefully with...
Maulana Abul Kalam Azad was one of the most significant freedom activists during India's freedom struggle. He was likewise an author, poet, and reporter. He was a prominent politician of the Indian National Congress and was elected as Congress President in 1923 as well as 1940. In spite of being a Muslim, Azad commonly stood versus the radicalizing policies...
The Nobel Prize is a set of annual international prizes awarded in several categories by Scandinavian commissions in recognition of cultural and/or scientific advances. The will of the Swedish philanthropic inventor Alfred Nobel established the awards in 1895. The Peace Prize is awarded in Oslo, Norway, while the other prizes are awarded in Stockholm, Sweden. The Nobel Prize is...
He was the man that freed India from the clutches of the British. The East India Company had arrived in India around a hundred years before America's independence. By the time America got its independence in 1776, India was entirely under the occupation of the British. In case the British dealt with their American colonies with a step-motherly attitude,...
The struggle for Indian independence was carried on by Subhash Chandra Bose outside the borders of India. Indians were fighting hard to free their motherland from outside. Subhash Chandra was one of the most important among the nationalist leaders of India, brave and youthful he possessed excellent organizing capability. Born on January 23, 1897, at Cuttack town to a...
He traveled to America as a representative of Hinduism and the ancient Indian tradition of Vedanta. However Vivekananda wasn't bound by every formal tie of religion, and to the World Parliament of Religions, he offered a message of brotherhood and the harmony of world religions. This universal message and his dynamic spiritual character won the minds and hearts of...
Jawaharlal Nehru is a significant player in Indian history of the 20th century. There can be no two opinions that Nehru was an intellectual giant, as is borne out by his books and writings. Nehru became Prime Minister of India in 1947 and continued until his demise in 1964. This period of his reign as Prime Minister showed that...
During Emergency in India (1975-1977), Mr. Narendra Modi was made to go underground to prevent arrest. Modi traveled around India for two decades and visited numerous religious centers. Mr. Modi scored well within this aspect. Modi thinks that the government must do everything for the interest of the rise and development of folks who will then make the nation...