The world’s largest democracy i.e. India got independence in August 1947. Prior to Independence, it was ruled by various groups like Persians, Iranians, Mongolians, and Mughals etc. At last Britishers came to rule the nation. Indians saw British rule for about 200 years. Indian Freedom fight started in the year 1857 by The Indian Rebellion group and it takes around 90 years to gain Independence. Thousands of Freedom Fighters participated in the Country Independence movement.
Following is the list of Top 10 Youngest Freedom Fighters to whom we owe this independent nation.
10. Ram Prasad Bismil
Ram Prasad Bismil is the famous freedom fighter who was the part of the famous Kakori train robbery incident in 1925. He was born in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He joined AryaSamaj and very talented poetry writer. He was given Capital punishment on 19th December 1927 when he was just 30 years old.
9. Mangal Pandey
Mangal Pandey was born in July 1827 in Balia, Uttar Pradesh. He was seopy of the 34th regiment of Bengal Native Infantry (BNI) of the East India Company. In March 1857, he attacked and injured his British official. After that, he was arrested and sentenced to death. He was hanged on 8th April 1857 when he was just 30 years old.
8. Ashfaqulla Khan
Ashfaqualla Khan was born in 1900 in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh. Mahatma Gandhi’s Non-Cooperation movement had big influenced in his life. He joined the AryaSamaj and part of the Kakori Train robbery. He was sentenced to death on 19th December 1927.
7. Rani Lakshmi Bai
Rani Lakshmi Bai was one of the key warriors of India’s first struggle for independence in 1857. She was born in 1828 at Poona. In March 1858, Britishers attacked Jhansi, Rani Lakshmi Bai along with her army fought bravely for two weeks. She tied her son at the back and fought bravely with two swords in her hands. On 17th June 1858, this brave lady martyred her life for the freedom of India.
6. Subhash Chandra Bose
Subhash Chandra Bose is one of the active dynamic freedom fighters of Indian independence. He was born in Orissa in 1897. In 1943, he formed Azad Hind Fauj mainly consists of prisoners of war of India. On 18th August 1945, he was declared killed in an air crash near Taiwan. His death is still a mystery.