List of Indian independence activists

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This is a listing of people who campaigned against or are considered to have campaigned against colonial rule on the Indian sub-continent.

The Indian independence movement consisted of efforts by individuals and organizations from a wide spectrum of philosophies to obtain political independence from British, French and Portuguese rule through the use of a variety of methods.

Activists[edit]

Sidhu Murmu & Kanu Murmu 1855 June 30 -------- Leader of Indian Independence Movement
Bal Gangadhar Tilak 1856 July 23 1920 August 1 Leader of Indian Independence Movement
Khudiram Bose 1889 December 3 1908 August 11 The Muzaffarpur killing
Chandra Shekhar Azad 1906 July 23 27 February 1931 Kakori Conspiracy
Ram Prasad Bismil 1897 June 11 19 December 1927 Kakori Conspiracy
Bhagat Singh 1907 September 23 March 1931 Central Assembly Bomb Case 1929
Udham Singh 1899 December 26 31 July 1940 Shooting in Caxton Hall
Hemu Kalani 1923 March 23 21 January 1943 Sabotage of Railway Track
Ashfaqulla Khan 1900 October 22 19 December 1927 Kakori Conspiracy
Sachindra Bakshi 1904 December 25 23 November 1984 Kakori Conspiracy
Manmath Nath Gupta 1908 February 7 26 October 2000 Kakori Conspiracy
Vasudev Balwant Phadke 1845 November 4 17 February 1883 Deccan Rebellion
Anant Laxman Kanhere 1891 1910 April 19 Shooting of British Officer Jackson
Krishnaji Gopal Karve 1887 1910 April 19 Shooting of British Officer Jackson
Ganesh Damodar Savarkar 1879 13 June March 16, 1945 Armed movement against the British
Vinayak Damodar Savarkar 1883 May 28 26 February 1966 Father of Hindu Nationalism
Bagha Jatin 1879 December 7 10 September 1915 The Howrah-Sibpur conspiracy case, Hindu–German Conspiracy
Batukeshwar Dutt 1910 November 18 July 20, 1965 Central Assembly Bomb Case 1929
Sukhdev Thapar 1907 May 15 23 March 1931 Central Assembly Bomb Case 1929
Shivaram Rajguru 1908 August 24 23 March 1931 Murder of a British police officer, J. P. Saunders
Roshan Singh 1892 January 22 19 December 1927 Kakori Conspiracy, Bamrauli Action
Pritilata Waddedar 1911 May 5 23 September 1932 Pahartali European Club attack
Jatindra Nath Das 1904 October 27 13 September 1929 Hunger strike and Lahore conspiracy case
Durgawati Devi 1907 October 7 15 October 1999 Running the bomb factory 'Himalayan Toilets'
Bhagwati Charan Vohra 1904 July 4 28 May 1930 Philosophy of Bomb
Madan Lal Dhingra 1883 September 18 17 August 1909 Curzon Wyllie's assassination
Alluri Sitarama Raju 1897 7 May 1924 Rampa Rebellion of 1922
Kushal Konwar 1905 15 June 1943 Train sabotage Sarupathar
Surya Sen 1894 March 22 12 January 1934 Chittagong Armoury Raid
Ananta Singh 1903 December 1 25 January 1979 Chittagong armoury raid
Sri Aurobindo 1872 August 15 5 December 1950 Alipore Bomb Case
Rash Behari Bose 1886 May 25 21 January 1945 Indian National Army
Ubaidullah Sindhi 1872 March 10 August 22, 1944 Silk Letter Conspiracy
Jogesh Chandra Chatterjee 1895 1969 Kakori Conspiracy
Baikuntha Shukla 1907 May 14, 1934 Assassination of Phanindra Nath Ghosh, a government Approver
Ambika Chakrabarty 1892 6 March 1962 Chittagong armoury raid
Badal Gupta 1912 8 December 1930 Attack at Writers Building
Dinesh Gupta 1911 December 6 7 July 1931 Attack at Writers Building
Benoy Basu 1908 September 11 13 December 1930 Attack at Writers Building
Rajendra Lahiri 1901 1927 December 17 Kakori Conspiracy
Barindra Kumar Ghosh 1880 January 5 18 April 1959 Alipore Bomb Case
Prafulla Chaki 1888 December 10 1908 The Muzaffarpur killing
Ullaskar Dutta 1885 April 16 May 17, 1965 Alipore Bomb Case
Hemchandra Kanungo 1871 1951 Alipore Bomb Case
Basawon Singh (Sinha) 1909 March 23 7 April 1989 Lahore conspiracy case
Bhavabhushan Mitra 1881 27 January 1970 Ghadar Mutiny
Bina Das 1911 August 24 26 December 1986 Attempted to Assassinate the Bengal Governor Stanley Jackson
Shri Gaya Prasad 1920 April 20 17 December 2008 Fought against Britishers during Quit India Movement 1942
Sri Prakasa 1890 August 3 23 Jun 1971


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