List Of Freedom Fighters In Tamilnadu


List Of Freedom Fighters In Tamil nadu

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Tamil nadu played a major role in Indian Independence apart from work of Mahatma Gandhi and other notable leaders. Many Freedom fighters of Tamil nadu opposed British rule. In this article you can find list of freedom fighters from Tamil nadu who served for Indian Independence.

List Of Freedom Fighters In Tamil nadu

Freedom fighters from Tamil Nadu

1Subramania Bharati1882-1921 He his one of the well known tamil poet who wrote poem's regarding patriotism, caste and religious view. He fought for caste system in TamilnaduIndian independence movement against British
2Tiruppur KumaranFebruary 6, 1900He started “Desa Bandhu Youth Association” by grouping the youths and young persons from Tamilnadu to struggle against the British government to get freedomIndian independence movement against British
3veera mangai velunachiyar1730-1796first queen to fight against the British colonial power in India.
4vanchinathan1886-1911On June 17, 1911, Vanchi assassinated Ashe, the district collector of Tirunelveli, who was also known as Collector DoraiFreedom Fighter who sought arms against British
5veerapandiya kattabomman1760-1799one of the earliest to oppose the British rule
6vo chidambaram pillai1872-1936 He was the first man in Tamilnadu who started shipping trade between Tuticorin and ColoumboFreedom Fighter
7Dheeran chinnamalai1756-1805Freedom Fighter against British
8subramaniya siva1884-1925Freedom Fighter
9maruthu pandiyar1748-1801They are the first to Proclamation of Independence
10K. Kamaraj1903-1975He is simple man fought for our freedom so he was well known as "Gandhi of Tamilnadu"He established many plans for education such as "Sathunavu thittam" which influenced many poor students to gain education
11Rettamalai Srinivasan1860-1945He founded a Tamil newspaper called Paraiyan in October 1893
12E.V.Ramasamy1870-1973 He was the first person in Tamilnadu who speak about Women rightsHe was the person who started Self-Respect Movement or the Dravidian Movement
13Lakshmi Sehgal1914-2012Sahgal is commonly referred to in India as "Captain Lakshmi", a reference to her rank when taken prisoner in Burma during the Second World War.she organised relief camps and medical aid in Calcutta for refugees who streamed into India from Bangladesh
14Janaky Athi Nahappan1925-2014 She was determined to join the women's wing, the  Rani of Jhansi Regiment  of the  Indian National ArmyShe was among the first women to join the Indian National Army organised during the  Japanese occupation of Malaya  to fight for Indian independence with the Japanese
15Sir S. Subramania Iyer1842-1924
16G. Subramania Iyer1855-1916In 1898, Subramania Iyer relinquished his claims over 'The Hindu' and concentrated his energies on Swadesamitran, the Tamil language newspaper which he had started in 1882
17Sir P. S. Sivaswami Iyer1864-1946P. S. Sivaswami Iyer (1919). Martial law administration in the Panjab. As described by the official witnesses.
10Champakaraman Pillai1891-1934Pillai was the foreign minister of the Provisional Government of India set up in Kabul, Afghanistan on 1 December 1915, with Raja Mahendra Pratapas President and Maulana Barkatullah as Prime Minister. However, the defeat of the Germans in the war shattered the hopes of the revolutionaries, and the British forced them out of Afghanistan in 1919.Indian Independence movement, Indo-German Conspiracy
19Sathyamurthy1887-1943Satyamurti was the President of the provincial wing of the Swaraj Party from 1930 to 1934 and the Tamil Nadu Congress Committee from 1936 to 1939. He was a member of the Imperial Legislative Council from 1934 to 1940 and Mayor of Madras from 1939 to 1943.