Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: 5 strong women of the freedom movement, who sacrificed their luxury for the country
Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav: On the occasion of 75 years of India’s independence, the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence is being celebrated in the country.
Everyone in the whole country is celebrating this freedom celebration in their own level and ways. The tricolor flag will be hoisted in every state, district and town in every state, district and town of the country, somewhere in every house.
In the Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, the immortal martyrs who gave freedom to India are being remembered.
There were many freedom fighters during the reign of King Maharaja to get the country out of the shackles of British slavery, followed by the revolution of 1857, the dream of independent India grew stronger with time.
Against the policy of the British, soft parties, hot parties came into existence. Freedom fighters like Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev embraced the noose with a laugh. The saga of all these heroes still boils the blood in the veins of the people.
But there were many such women on the land of India, who kept the flame of freedom burning. These heroines and women freedom fighters fought shoulder to shoulder with men for freedom.
There were many such powerful women revolutionaries, who gave up their life of luxury and laid their lives in the name of the country.
On the occasion of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence, know about the five powerful women of India who left the life of luxury and jumped into the fray of freedom struggle.
Rani Lakshmi Bai
The names of revolutionaries like Bhagat Singh, Chandrashekhar Azad are most remembered in the history of India.
But if you ask the name of a female revolutionary, the first thing that comes to mind is the name of Rani Laxmi Bai of Jhansi.
Rani Lakshmi Bai, the country’s first woman revolutionary, fought till her last breath with the British to protect her land and her son.
A woman with her sharp sword in her hand with a child on her back stood stoically in front of hundreds of British soldiers and was martyred while saving sixes from the British Raj and the British.
Her life is an example for every woman. Her name has become synonymous with strong woman, which has come to be used for any strong woman.
Durgavati Devi is known in history as Durga Bhabhi. Like Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev and Rajguru, Durga Bhabhi may not have been hanged for the country but she kept fighting the freedom struggle shoulder to shoulder. Became a part of his every aggressive plan.
Durga Bhabhi had learned to make bombs. When the sons of the country came out of the house to take on the British, she used to send them on the path of victory by vaccinating them. She can be called the Iron Lady of slave India.
The pistol with which Chandra Shekhar Azad had sacrificed himself by shooting himself was given to Azad by Durga Bhabhi.
After the death of Lala Lajpat Rai, her anger was so dominant that she herself wanted to kill Scott, but she did not get this opportunity.
However, after the murder of Scott, becoming the wife of Bhagat Singh definitely became a part of their plan to save them from the British.
Born in the year 1908 in Ambala, Haryana, Sucheta Kriplani is known as the first woman Chief Minister of independent India, but she also participated in the movement for the country’s independence. Sucheta stood on the first front during the Quit India Movement.
She raised his voice to liberate the country from the slavery of the British. Sucheta Kriplani also worked closely with Mahatma Gandhi in the riots during the partition of India.
Mahatma Gandhi, following the path of non-violence in the freedom struggle, struggled to liberate the country. But Kasturba Gandhi followed Bapu’s step by step at his every step.
For the sake of freedom, she forgot that Mahatma Gandhi was her husband. She did not expect Bapu to follow her husband’s dharma, but by becoming the strength of Bapu herself, she kept giving him courage to fight.
The daughter of an affluent family came to live with Mahatma Gandhi in the ashram. With her works, she became the ‘ba’ of every countryman.
Gandhiji had started a movement against the atrocities against Indians in South Africa, but few people know how important Kasturba’s role was in this. When Kasturba raised her voice, she was sentenced to jail for three months.
Kasturba did not stop even in jail, she taught the importance of prayer to the prisoners in the jail.
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit belonged to a noble family. She was the sister of Jawaharlal Nehru but she also jumped into the freedom struggle for the independence of the country.
She also had to go to jail for participating in the Civil Disobedience Movement but she was not afraid. Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit became the first woman minister in the history of Indian politics.
Not only this, she also became the first woman head of state of the United Nations and the first ambassador of independent India.