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Freedom Struggle

Freedom Struggle

Commemorating milestones in history, unsung heroes etc.

This theme anchors our commemoration initiatives under Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. It helps bring alive stories of unsung heroes whose sacrifices have made freedom a reality for us and also revisits the milestones, freedom movements etc. in the historical journey to 15 August, 1947.

Programmes under this theme include Birsa Munda Jayanti (Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas), Declaration of Provisional Government of Free India by Netaji, Shaheed Diwas etc.

Freedom Struggle Events


Freedom Struggle Articles

Sardar Arjun Singh: Sardar Bhagat Singh's Grandfather

22 Mar, 2022

Excerpts from the NAI Repository – Patriotic Writings Banned by the Raj (May, 1931) Sardar Bhagat Singh: A Short Life-Sketch Chapter I: The Family and The Boy Sardar Bhagat Singh comes fro...

By : Sardar Arjun Singh: Sardar Bhagat Singh's Grandfather Excerpts from the NAI Repository – Patriotic Writings Banned by the Raj (May, 1931)

The Life of Amar Shaheed Shri Mahavir Singh in the Cellular Jail

17 Feb, 2022

The freedom with which we are living in the nation today, the foundation of this very freedom was laid by the stalwarts such as Shri Mahavir Singh. Many sung and unsung heroes of our freedom st...

By : The Life of Amar Shaheed Shri Mahavir Singh in the Cellular Jail

Lala Lajpat Rai and the Brave Demonstration against the Simon Commission

28 Jan, 2022

"Every blow aimed at me is a nail in the coffin of British Imperialism… I do not know whether I shall remain, but you should never worry. My spirit after me will go on exhorting you to make m...

By : Lala Lajpat Rai and the Brave Demonstration against the Simon Commission

1857: First War of Independence

17 Dec, 2021

The year 1857 witnessed the first war of independence, which is perhaps one of the defining moments of Indian freedom struggle. Scholars and historians ascribe many causes and among these cau...

By : 1857: First War of Independence

Dr. B R Ambedkar and Mahaparinirvan Diwas

06 Dec, 2021

Signed Letter from B R Ambedkar to the Home Member dated 24th February 1944Source: National Archives of India Dr. B R Ambedkar, the Father of the Indian Constitution, was born on...

By : Dr. B R Ambedkar and Mahaparinirvan Diwas

Tribal Leaders and Freedom Movement

13 Nov, 2021

Read about tribal freedom fighters and their role in the Freedom Movement  S. No.  Name  State Movement  Start Year Details  1 Tilka Manjhi Bihar The Manjhi Revolt of 1785 17...

By : MOC

Digital District Repository

Digital District Repository

An initiative to document local history of each district of India and how it is connected to the overall history of the freedom struggle in India.

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Unsung Heroes of India’s freedom struggle

Unsung Heroes of India’s freedom struggle

A compilation of people who have played a role in securing our freedom through many sacrifices.

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Podcast on Freedom Movement

Podcast on Freedom Movement

A special podcast dedicated to the freedom movements in India can be heard here.

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Swatantra Swar

Digital District Repository

A selection from poetry banned during the British Raj.

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Rajyageet

Rajyageet

As an initiative to celebrate our rich and diverse nation, this section aims at highlighting the unique identity of each State through melody.

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Freedom Corner

Freedom Corner

This section contains a collection of rare archival material such as books, photographs, gazetteers, letters, newspaper clippings and much more..

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