Freedom Fighters of Karnataka – Men and Women
The indomitable fighters of Karnataka showed at an early period that they had inherited the daring tenacity of Indians to drive the Britishers out of India through prolonged resistance and persistent struggles of all forms.The social and religious reformation of 19th century brought the National awakening among the Indians. Then the reformers awakened the mass to go against the Britishers’ cunning administration.The influence of Gandhiji in the freedom movement of Karnataka totally changed the scene in the Indian National Movement.
Gandhiji in the year 1920, travelled throughout Karnataka and he propagated the Non-cooperation movement The Kannadigas contributed in all the ways possible. For instance, the women folk gave away their ornaments and many more Kannadigas resigned their government jobs. Flames of Indian national movement grew indestructibly strong, and there upon laid the foundation of some of the famous freedom struggles whose major contributors have been listed down below.
Freedom fighters from Karnataka
|1||Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay||1903 -1988||Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay was a freedom fighter, art enthusiast, social activist, actor, youth leader, and forward-thinking women’s movement organizer||Swadeshi nationalist movement, Non-cooperation Movement|
|2||Karnad Sadashiva Rao||1881 - 1937||Satyagraha Movement|
|3||Kittur Chennamma||1778 - 1829||Chennamma led an armed rebellion against the British East India Company in 1824 in defiance of the doctrine of lapse|
|4||N. S. Hardikar||1889 - 1975||During the Kakinada Congress session of 1923 a 13-member committee under Hardikar was formed to look at the establishment of Hindustani Seva Mandal.||Flag sathyagraha, Civil Disobedience Movement|
|5||Nittoor Srinivasa Rau||1903 - 2004||Nittoor was the Chief Justice of the High Court of Mysore State and also the first chief of the Central Vigilance Commission of India||Civil Disobedience Movement, Quit India Movement|
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