Those days women used to sit behind curtains and listen to the speeches, but not only Sarala Devi came out of she also gave a fierce speech in that meeting
70 Women Freedom Fighters of India
As India celebrates 70 years of independence, we bring you stories of 70 women who were part of the Indian Independence Struggle. Each day till the 15th of August, we will tell you stories of courage and valour which may not be part of our history books and popular memory.
Krishnammal Jagannathan: The incredible story of this Gandhian from Tamil Nadu who fought the British and poverty at the same time
Krishnammal Jagannathan is the social reformer who used Satyagraha to redistribute land to landless poor people in Tamil Nadu. She also worked towards bring social equality in the society
Before becoming India's first and only woman prime minister, Indira Gandhi was actively involved in the country's freedom struggle
Yashodhara Dasappa: The firebrand Gandhian from Bengaluru who brought in women into the Satyagraha movement
In 1972, she was given Padma Bhushan, the third highest civilian honour by the government of India. She was the first woman to become a cabinet minister in Karnataka
From Dandi March to Quit India Movement, here’s how princess Amrit Kaur fought for India’s independence
After returning from England, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur travelled throughout the country to spread the message of attaining freedom.
Remembering the great mother of Ram Prasad Bismil, Moolmati and her role in Indian freedom struggle
Inspired by Gandhi’s principles, here’s how Madeleine Slade became Mirabehn for India’s freedom movement
Born Madeleine Slade (Mirabehn), Mirabehn was the daughter of the British Rear-Admiral Sir Edmond Slade. Here's how she fought for India's independence.
She passed away more than 150 years ago but her bravery and courage is still an inspiration for many