Freedom fighters were those great leaders who altruistic suicide their lives with fearless courage to bring freedom to the nation. They fronted pains, exploitation, immense torture, and hardships to bring freedom. So, people regarded them the epitome of patriotic people. British legit over India for more than 200 years. Many freedom fighters embrace various ways of fighting against Britishers to attain freedom. Their incredible sacrifice, hardships, pain, and hard work gets an eternal salute from people.
They contend a lot to make India free from Britishers and an independent country. The inventory of freedom fighters is endless. Some of them are known while others silently sacrificed their life for the protection of their motherland. At present, whatever comfort and freedom we got in our life is just because of these freedom fighters. Some of the famous freedom fighters are Mahatma Gandhi, Mangal Pandey, Bhagat Singh, Subash Chandra Bose, Rani Laxmi Bai, Lokamanya Tilak, Jawaharlal Nehru, Rajguru, Lal Bahadur Shastri, Chandra Sekhar, Sukhdev and many more people who sacrificed their lives fighting for their country.
Importance of Freedom Fighters
Freedom fighters battled for the freedom of the country. Because of that, we are celebrating Independence Day. They are extremist and some of them use non-violence as a weapon against the Britishers. India got independence on 15th August 1947 due to the wrestle of our freedom fighters to make it independent. They dedicated everything to the progress of their nation.
They brought freedom in India after a era of revolution, blood-shedding, and battles. Due to these great commander only we are living in a democratic and independent country. Many freedom fighters fought for the safeguard of people from the injustice, exploitation and cruelty of Britishers. Even though they had no teaching, and quietly did it for the freedom of their country.
Many of them lost their sacrifice and spirit in every situation to make us free citizens. However, they motivated other people to fight for their freedom. They made anticipation among people for their basic rights and power through many freedom movements. It is all because of them we are free from any kind of colonialist. So, they are the source of our supremacy and freedom.
Introduction of Famous Freedom Fighters
Many famous freedom fighters battled for their motherland. But, let’s know about some of the famous freedom fighters who motivated and encouraged people to work for their country due to their patriotism.
1. Mahatma Gandhi
The father of the country Mahatma Gandhi was the great leader of the freedom movement. He said ‘work is worship’. Truth and non-violence were his armament to fight against the Britishers. He benefaction a lot to the Indian Freedom Movement. He joined the Non-Cooperative Movement to restrain the policies implemented by the Britishers. He made unity among Indians and induced the spirit of patriotism. He connected the Civil Disobedience Movement to restrain the tax on salt brutal rules of Britishers. He joined energetically in the Quit India Movement against the Britishers. He practiced his time, efforts, energy and spirit to achieve freedom in India rather of expecting anything for his contribution.
2. Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru
Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was one of the great leaders who gave up everything and battled for the freedom of India. He was the 1st prime minister of India after India got independence. He joined Mahatma Gandhi against relinquish the legislations produced by the Britishers. He was incarcerate with Gandhiji for standing against the salt act. When released from prison both of them reunited their congress party and battled together against Britishers. He was incarcerate several times despite stopping himself to fight against the injustice of Britishers.
3. Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose was a great and brave leader who fought for India’s Freedom. He was not backing peace and non-violence to fight against the Britishers. His speak for freedom was ‘Give me your blood and I will give you Freedom’. He took Hitler’s help for elevate the Indian National Army to show the power of Indians to Britishers.
4. Lal Bahadur Shastri
Lal Bahadur Shastri was the 2nd prime minister of India after India got Independence. He was living a simple life and sacrificed a lot to the freedom movement. He energetically joined the Non-Cooperative Movement with Gandhiji for abolishing salt rules. He also engaged in the satyagraha movement and was imprisoned for six years. He also associate the Green Revolution Act to promote the nation’s food production.
Today’s Independent India was the target of every Freedom Fighter. They will always be unforgettable for the patriotism and love for the country. Every year people celebrate Republic and Independence Day to give a praise to their victory. However, communal hatred rise day by day among people which is the contempt of making freedom in India. So, we should not stand against each other and try to bring calmness in life. Then only we can respect their wrestle and sacrifices and make a developed and prosperous country.