“In the history of India, there have been occasions when a cloud, no bigger than a man’s hand, has soon covered the whole sky,”
India’s first and longest serving Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, was a man of vision.
Vallabhbhai Jhaverbhai Patel, one of the six children of Jhaverbhai Patel and Ladba, was born in Nadiad, Gujarat.
It takes courage to break free from the shackles of social inequality. It takes enormous amounts of courage to believe that things can change. It takes a leader to fight these inequalities and establish a new social order.
Many of us assembled here today knew Netaji well, and on this occasion we are overwhelmed by the memory of one who gave us the slogan Dilli Chalo. He is not with us.
MR. SPEAKER, SIR: It has fallen to my lot often to refer in this House to the death of a colleague or a great man.
Jagjivan Ram, popularly known as Babuji was a national leader, a freedom fighter, a crusader of social justice, a champion of depressed classes, an outstanding Parliamentarian, a true democrat, a distinguished Union Minister, an able administrator and an exceptionally gifted orator.
Kumaraswami Kamaraj played a leading role in shaping India’s destiny after the passing away of Jawaharlal Nehru in 1964, to the Congress split in 1969.
Matangini Hazra was an Indian revolutionary who participated in the Indian independence movement until she was shot dead by the British Indian police in front of the Tamluk Police Station on 29 September 1942.
Atulya Ghosh was a Bengali Indian Politician,He has been described as “a wise, scholarly and honest leader who was a superb political organizer.
Popularly called Deshabondhu,was an Indian freedom fighter, political activist and lawyer during the Indian Independence Movement and founded the Swaraj Party in Bengal During the British colonial rule in India.
Prafulla Chandra Sen was an Indian Freedom Fighter.He was the Cheif minister of West Bengal.
Born on July 1, 1882, Bidhan Chandra Roy was one of the most prominent leaders of the 20th century India. His birth anniversary, which incidentally is also his death anniversary (died in 1962), is celebrated as Doctors’ Day.
Lal Bahadur Shastri was an Indian statesman who served as the second Prime Minister of India. He promoted the White Revolution – a national campaign to increase the production and supply of milk – by supporting the Amul milk co-operative of Anand, Gujarat and creating the National Dairy Development Board.
Indira Priyadarshini Gandhi was an Indian politician and a central figure of the Indian National Congress. She was the 3rd prime minister of India and was also the first and, to date, only female prime minister of India.
Rajiv Ratna Gandhi was an Indian politician who served as the sixth prime minister of India from 1984 to 1989. He took office after the 1984 assassination of his mother, then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, to become the youngest Indian Prime minister at the age of 40.