Famous Freedom Fighters of Andhra Pradesh
The freedom struggle is a widely discussed topic that has been covered by various channels. In this post,we review the history and struggle of freedom fighters from Andhra; articulates important study materials for bank exam preparation; analyses and draws various conclusions regarding the male and female freedom fighters of Andhra Pradesh
The people of Andhra suffered a lot under the rule of the East India Company. Actually Andhra was a part of the then Madras Presidency, some rebellions occurred here and there in the Coastal Andhra. The real sense of political awakening emerged in Andhra with the out-break of Vandemataram and Swadesh Movements.Also not to forget the fight for freedom by the Tribal people – given the harsh policies and rules they were subjected to.
Also please note the one who was the precursor for designing what we call and regard as Indian National Flag today.
Freedom Fighters from Andhra Pradesh
|1||Uyyalawada Narasimha Reddy||1847||Was involved in a rebellion against British authorities in India in 1846|
|2||Alluri Sitarama Raju||1897 - 1924||Hewas a young revolutionary during the freedom struggle and to this day remains an inspiring role model for those who fight against oppression||Rampa Rebellion of 1922–24 "Manyam Veerudu" ("Hero of the Jungles")|
|3||Gottipati Brahmaiah||1889 - 1984||Popularly known as Ryotu Pedda (Leader of Farmers). He was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1982.||Zamindari Ryot Movement boycott of the Simon Commission civil disobedience movement Quit India movement|
|4||Kalluri Chandramouli||1898 - 1992||Freedom fighter, philanthropist, scholar educated in Scotland|
|5||Vavilala Gopalakrishnayya||1906 - 2003||Born in 1908, he started his career as a journalist, but soon got actively involved in the freedom struggle|
|6||Kaneganti Hanumanthu||Kaneganti Hanumanthu was a freedom fighter who rebelled against British Rule and spearheaded the Palnadu Rebellion against tax(Pullari)|
|7||Gouthu Latchanna||1909 - 2006||Veteran freedom fighter and champion of backward classes||Quit India Movement Swaraj Movement Civil Disobedience Movement|
|8||Tanguturi Prakasam||1872 - 1957||Tanguturi Prakasam earned the sobriquet ‘Andhra Kesari’ after he bared his chest and dared the British to open fire upon him during the visit of Simon Commission to Madras||Non Co-Operation Movement Quit India Movement|
|9||Gogineni Ranga Nayukulu||1900 - 1995||He was an exponent of the peasant philosophy, and considered the father of the Indian Peasant Movement||Indian peasant Movement|
|10||Pingali Venkayya||1876 - 1953||He was the designer of the flag on which the Indian national flag was based|
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