[ad_1] Independence Day: Meet 10 prominent women freedom fighters of India

Independence Day: Meet 10 prominent women freedom fighters of India

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Aruna Asaf Ali: One of the key members of Congress, she had participated in public marches during the Salt Satyagraha.

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Annie Besant: Besant, a prominent member of the Theosophical Society, established the Indian Home Rule Movement.

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Madam Bhikaji Cama: She unfolded the first Indian National Flag at the International Socialist Conference in Germany in 1907.

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Kamala Nehru: She headed women-led protests against liquor and foreign cloth shops. She was an active member of Mahatma Gandhi's Swadeshi movement.

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Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit: The daughter of Motilal Nehru was the president of the Congress. She actively participated in the Non-Cooperation Movement

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Usha Mehta: She was a key member of Congress who used to operate the Congress' underground radio station.

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Sarojini Naidu: Known as the ‘Nightingale of India’, Naidu campaigned for the Khilafat Movement and the Quit India Movement.

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Begum Hazrat Mahal: The Begum of Awadh Played a pivotal role during the Revolt of 1857

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Rani of Jhansi: Rani Lakshmi Bai fought the British during the Revolt of 1857 and was martyred during a deadly battle.

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